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What are the necessary gears needed for Everest Base Camp Trek?
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By: Sandip Sharma Email Article
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Pack light and smart!!
If you are planning to trek Everest Base Camp, we will help you find the best pack list to make your trip as safe and comfortable as possible.
As Everest Base Camp Trek takes you to extreme altitude where tourism infrastructure far way behind, you need to be very conscious while choosing the pack-list.
The pack-list also depends on the selection of trips on Everest: like Short Everest Base Camp Trek, Classical Everest Base Camp Trek, and Comfort Everest Base Camp Trek. But these overall package will give some light on required pack-list.
• Two Pair of Short sleeved shirts
• Two long sleeved thermal top (1 for sleeping)
• 2 thermal pants (1 for sleeping)
• Trekking trouser
• Undergarment (disposables)
• Fleece Jacket
• Down Jacket
• Waterproof and windproof outer
• Warm and thick long socks
• Hat
• Head Band
• Buff or Neck Band
• Inner Gloves
• Outer Gloves
Electronic Gadgets
• Mobile Phone with Charger and Power Bank (extra power-bank is useful during load sheading)
• Camera with extra battery and memory
• Tripod (Optional)
• Toilet Paper (it is not available on majority of teahouse)
• Hand sanitizer
Personal Hygiene
• Shampoo (pack easy washable shampoo as there are very less water at high altitude)
• Body Soap (it might not be available on high altitude teahouse)
• Sunblock
• Sunscreen (to protect you from sunburn)
• Foot sanitizer

• Sleeping Bag ( - 10 to – 20 degree), it is provided by travel agency
• Fleece sleeping back liner
• Trekking Shoes (sturdy soles, ankle support and waterproof as there are few rivers and streams to cross)
• Gaiter (winter only), optional
• Trekking Poles (you can buy it in Kathmandu or Pokhara – USD 8 – USD 10)
• Headlight – it can help you to navigate around the teahouse at night or ideal to admire the starry night)
• UV protected sunglass
• Swiss Army Knife (In case of emergency)
Rucksack and Travel Bags
• 1 rucksack; about 50 – 70 liters/3,000 – 4,500 cubic inches
• 1 large duffle bag
• Backpack to carry your valuable things like camera, money, mobile phone and more
• Padlocks for your duffle bag and backpack
• 2 waterproof rucksack covers
• Altitude sickness medicines – Diomax
• Medicines for headache, stomachache, dizziness, diarrhea, dysentery and more
• Water purifier
Other Stuffs
• Thermal Flask, it is highly useful at high elevation when the temperature is below freezing level
• Slipper, it is helpful when you want a leisure walk around the teahouse
• Favorite Snacks, Chocolate and energy drinks
• Favorite Books, to pass leisure time after tiresome walk
• Everest Base Camp Trekking Map
• Your country’s National Flag
We suggest you to be a responsible travelers – throw the garbage at right place – use degradable stuffs as possible – contribute to make mountain healthy and pristine.

We suggest you to be a responsible travelers – throw the garbage at right place – use degradable stuffs as possible – contribute to make mountain healthy and pristine.

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