Some tips on backpacking when you go trekking:

  1. Sun protection & Cold Cream (Sunscreen/Lip balm/Sunglasses)
  2. Insulation (Jacket/ Personal Clothing’s/ Fleece Gloves/ Hat or Cap)
  3. Illumination (Headlamp or flashlight (Plus spare - Extra batteries) 
  4. Personal First-aid Kit.
  5. Energy Food 
  6. Hydration Bag or Water Bottle
  7. Bandana or Buff
  8. Rainwear (jacket, pants) (Depend on Weather)
  9. Boots or Shoes suited to terrain
  10. Socks plus spares
  11. Sandals 
  12. Camera and memory cards - Optional
  13. Binoculars - Optional
  14. Notebook and pen or pencil
  15. Credit/Debit card; small amount of cash
  16. Earplugs and eye shade - UV Protected or Cat 4
  17. Toilet paper
  18. Insect repellant
  19. Toothbrush and/or toiletry kit
  20. Towel
  21. Cell phone with Charger, 
  22. Poncho
  23. Personal Clothing (T.Shirts/Lowers/Under Garments etc.)
  24. Thermal Inners
For more details about things to carry, contact MSA Gear Shop +91 9892 042 704 or visit www.msagearsonrent.com

Gear list when you attempt snow covered mountain summit

  1. Backpack With Rain Cover : 50 to 60 Ltr. With comfortable for yourself (Weight not more than 8 Kg.) - (also available on Rent at MSA Gear on Rent – Rs. 50/- per Day)
  2. Walking Pole – Mandatory
  3. Head Torch with Extra Cell – Mandatory
  4. Water Bottle atleast 2 of 1 Ltr. Each
  5. Dry Snacks – Energy Bars / Dry Fruits etc.
  6. Personal Medical Kit – Please consult your Family Doctor and bring with you
  7. Quick Dry Pants – 2 Synthetic Pants (Avoid Shorts and fitting denims / Capris)
  8. T. Shrt – 2 Full Sleeve with quick dry material preferable
  9. Fleece Jacket – 1 Nos. - (also available on Rent at MSA Gear on Rent – Rs. 25/- per Day)
  10. Down Jacket or Hollofil Jacket – 1 Nos. (also available on Rent at MSA Gear on Rent – Rs. 50/- per Day)
  11. Wind Proof – Waterproof Jacket & Pant – 1 Pair
  12. Thermal Inners – 2 Pairs
  13. Poncho – 1 Nos.
  14. Sun Screen Cream – Hand Sanitizer – Moisturiser – Antibacterial Powder – Lip Balm – Toilet Kit
  15. Toilet Paper & Wipes – Quick Dry Towel – Sun Cap – Woolen Cap – Balaclava – Buff –
  16. Sun Glasses (Dark with side Cover, It should be Cat 4) – People who wear spectacles – Use contact lenses (Not for Chadar Trek) – Photo Chromatic Glasses
  17. Trekking Shoes – Waterproof, Hig Ankle with Good Grip - (also available on Rent at MSA Gear on Rent – Rs. 100/- per Day)
  18. Breathable Socks – 4 Pairs
  19. Gumboots – Rubber Material only for Chadar Trek
  20. Waterproof Gloves – 1 Pair
  21. Woollen or Fleece Gloves – 2 Pair
For more details about things to carry, contact MSA Gear Shop +91 9892 042 704 or visit www.msagearsonrent.com