Aconcagua Climbing Equipment List

  • 2 PAIRS of synthetic inner socks

  • 4 Pairs of thick socks for cold (ski type)

  • 1 Pair of comfortable trekking boots

  • 1 Pair of gaiters

  • 1 Pair of thin synthetic pants

  • 1 Pair of thick shelter pants

  • 1 Pair of rainproof pants

  • 1 Pair of long and comfortable pants (trekking type)

  • 2 Synthetic underwear shirts

  • 1 Turtleneck of synthetic material

  • 1 Fleece jacket or alike

  • 1 Shelter jacket (down or synthetic)

  • 1 Rainproof jacket

  • Sun cap or hat

  • Shelter hat (wool or fleece)

  • Light balaclava

  • 1 Pair of ski goggles

  • A scraft for the neck or Buff

  • A good pair of sunglasses with UV filter

  • 2 Pairs of light inner gloves

  • 2 Pairs of rainproof gloves for shelter (mitten type)

  • 6 Pairs of hand warmers

  • Sunscreen (not less than factor 35)

  • An stainless steel thermos of one litter or half litter

  • Personal crockery (bowl, cup, fork and spoon)

  • Sleeping mattress for high mountain

  • 1 two liter water bottle or camelback

  • Front lamp with extra batteries

  • A synthetic or duvet sleeping bag for – 20º C

  • 1 Comfortable backpack of 70 liters or minimun

  • 1 Pair of boots for high mountain (suitable for 7000 m and – 40º temperature)

  • Crampons

  • 1 Pair of telescopic poles

  • 1 Strong duffel bag for transport in the mules