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Patagonia Trek Torres del Paine  •  Chile  •  5,246'  •  1599m
Gear List

IMG Patagonia Trek 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.

Gear
[  ]40-50L Pack (*optional rain cover)
[  ]Trekking Poles

Upper Body (torso)
[  ]Short-sleeved synthetic or wool base layer t-shirt (1-2)
[  ]Long-sleeved synthetic or wool base layer t-shirt (1-2)
[  ]Softshell jacket
[  ]Gore-Tex rain shell jacket
[  ]Insulated jacket (lightweight down or synthetic fill)
[  ]Fleece pullover or wool sweater for huts.

Lower Body (legs)
[  ]Lightweight long underwear synthetic or wool (optional)
[  ]Softshell pants or convertible nylon trekking pants
[  ]Gore-Tex pants
[  ]Shorts or something casual to sleep in.

Feet
[  ]A pair of mid-weight Gore-Tex hiking boots that have been worn and0°tested
[  ]3 pair of socks (and liners if you wear sock0°liners)
[  ]Flip flops (shower shoes and around the0°huts)
[  ]Lightweight gaiters (optional)

Head
[  ]Sun hat or baseball0°hat
[  ]Warm ski hat
[  ]IMG Buff (Provided upon arrival in Punta Arenas)
[  ]Sunglasses (Polarized with UV protection)

Hands
[  ]Mid-weight softshell or fleece gloves

Sleeping
[  ]Lightweight down or Syn. Sleeping bag (Up to +40°F is ok)

Misc.
[  ]Sunscreen and lip balm
[  ]Small first aid (azithromycin required) and toiletry kit
[  ]Snacks (optional)
[  ]1 or 2 wide mouth water bottles
[  ]Earplugs
[  ]Watch with alarm
[  ]Small pocketknife or Leatherman
[  ]Camera (extra battery)
[  ]Headlamp (extra batteries)
[  ]2 trash bags for keeping things dry in your pack
[  ]Small towel

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