Mt. Baker Summit Climb Washington  •  10,781'  •  3286m
Gear List

IMG Mt. Baker Summit Climb Gear List

This equipment list is meant to help you compile your personal gear for a mountaineering expedition. Most items are required. Please consider each item carefully and be sure you understand the function of each piece of equipment before you substitute or delete items. Keep in mind that this list has been carefully compiled by the expedition organizer. Don't cut corners on the quality of your gear.

[  ]Long underwear top and bottom (light or medium weight)
[  ]Expedition weight long underwear top
[  ]Fleece or soft shell jacket
[  ]Stretch nylon (Schoeller fabric) pants or lightweight fleece pants
[  ]Waterproof/ breathable shell with hood
[  ]Waterproof/ breathable pants (full side zips preferred)
[  ]Warm, roomy down or synthetic jacket with hood (not an 8,000 meter jacket)
[  ]Wool or fleece hat
[  ]Insulated ski or climbing gloves
[  ]Fleece or lightweight climbing gloves
[  ]Heavy wool or synthetic socks with liners (one extra change)
[  ]Baseball or sun cap
[  ]Synthetic T-shirt (white works best for sun reflection)
[  ]Nylon Hiking shorts or pants optional

[  ]Full size internal frame pack, 60-75 liters
[  ]Sleeping bag with stuff sack, rated to at least 20°F.
[  ]Sleeping pad
[  ]Plastic mountaineering boots or leather climbing boots — must be rigid soled and insulated
[  ]Full length gaiters
[  ]crampons, fitted to your boots
[  ]Complete block sunscreen and lip balm
[  ]Ice Axe, 60 or 70 cm. in length
[  ]Climbing harness with adjustable leg loops.
[  ]Climbing helmet
[  ]2 carabiners (one locking pear shaped)
[  ]Adjustable ski poles
[  ]Headlamp, LED works well, bring an extra set of batteries
[  ]Dark glasses, UV rated with side protection (wrap around or side shields)
[  ]Double lens ski goggles or spare glasses
[  ]Two wide-mouth plastic water bottles, 1 liter capacity
[  ]Pocket knife
[  ]Plastic bowl, plastic insulated mug, spoon
[  ]Camera. The smaller and more convenient the camera the more opportunity you will have to photograph the climb. Have a cord that allows you to hang it around your neck and store inside layers to keep it warm.
[  ]Personal lunch food for three days. Bring a variety of your favorite foods. Include easy to eat non-perishable snacks for the trail.
[  ]Light toiletries: toothbrush and paste, small roll of t.p., ear plugs for sleeping
[  ]Personal FA kit to include moleskin or blister pads, a few Band-Aids, tape, aspirin, Advil, any required personal prescriptions.
[  ]2-3 Large heavy duty plastic garbage bags for waterproofing inside of pack.