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Stok Kangri – Gear List

Stok Kangri gear list

Towering at an impressive 6153 metres, Stok Kangri is a serious challenge. Although at such an impressive height, it is not a technical climb and climbing Stok Kangri requires no advanced mountaineering skills. It is suitable for experienced trekkers who have a good level of fitness.

Tap into our well of experience and enthusiasm. We’ve all tried and tested the gear we sell. Between us all, there’s a wealth of information to be had. We have compiled a list of our recommendations for things to bring along with you to keep you covered in your time away and help you get the most out of your adventure.

Walking boots

Trekking sandals (recommended as a means of relief from wearing your primary footwear when you are around camp)

3 x mid-weight hiking socks

Lightweight liner socks to be worn on summit night

Synthetic underwear

1 x shorts (knee length or below)

1 x trekking pants

2 x synthetic or wool base layers (long johns, long sleeve tops and short sleeve tops)

Waterproof trousers (ensure zips are at least to the knee)

2 x midweight fleece

Insulating down jacket

Lightweight waterproof jacket

Warm fleece hat

Buff

Sunglasses

Sun hat

1 x liner gloves

Waterproof gloves/mitts (preferably mitts)

Walking poles

Rucksack – 30 – 35 litres

Large rucksack or sturdy duffel bag

4 x dry bags

Water bladders and water bottles (enough to carry 3 litres while walking)

Sleeping bag (4 season)

Suncream (factor 30+)

SPF lipbalm

Insect repellent

Hand sanitizer

Personal first aid kit (recommended products include rehydration salts, plasters, blister plasters, paracetamol, imodium, motilium, etc.)

Small travel towel

High energy snacks

Headtorch

Water purification

Sleeping bag liner

Ear plugs

Hand warmers

Therm-a-rest (optional)

If you haven’t already chosen a tour guide or a group to go on your Stok Kangri adventure with, we’d recommend Earth’s Edge, details of their trip can be found by clicking here.

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