Annapurna circuit - the gear

Trekking

Here is the final gear list for Annapurna Circuit keeping in mind that we will experience multiple climates:

  • hot and humid: ~25° - below 2000m (Pokhara)
  • temperate: ~15° - 2000-4000m (Manang, most of the circuit)
  • high mountain: ~5° - 4000-5000m (Tilicho Tal)
  • freezing: ~0° - above 5000m (Thorong La)

See Gasherbrum2 gear for naming conventions and table structure.

Gear

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
Gear 10265
1. Shoes 2310 DONE
2. Clothing 3309 DONE
2.1 Base layer 1716 DONE
2.2 Insulation layer 319
2.3 Outer layer 1274
3. Accessories 264 DONE
3.1 Head 148 DONE
3.2 Eyes
3.3 Face 44 DONE
3.4 Hands 72 DONE
4. Camping 180 DONE
4.1 Cooking 180 DONE
5. Trekking 2276 DONE
6. Toiletries 1022 DONE
7. Technology 684
8. Misc 220 DONE
9. Documents DONE

DONE 1. Shoes

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
1. Shoes 2310 DONE
trekking boots Garmont Rambler GTX 1270 yes
sport shoes LaSportiva Classic 690 yes
sandals Teva Universal 350 yes

2. Clothing

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
2. Clothing 3309 DONE
2.1 Base layer 1716
merino top Merinito 163 yes sleep
merino bottom Merinito 133 yes sleep
briefs Kalenji 85 yes 2 pcs
boxers 64 yes
midweight boxers Icebreaker Anatomica 64 yes
lightweight socks Teko EcoRun 31 yes
trekking socks Quechua Pro 88 yes 2 pcs
midweight socks Mund 52 yes
heavyweight socks Zajo CoolMax 97
t-shirt Energetics 131 yes
long sleeve Mammut 148 yes
long sleeve Oakley 175 yes
midweight long sleeve Endura Raglan 220 yes
midweight long sleeve Energetics 265 yes
2.2 Insulation layer 319
synthetic down jacket yes Kathmandu MAYBE
fleece jacket Marmot Reactor 2.0 319 yes
2.3 Outer layer 1274
zip-off pants Maier Sports Trave 274 yes
trekking pants yes Kathmandu BUY
windstop jacket yes Kathmandu MAYBE
hardshell jacket Marmot Huntley 460 yes
hardshell bibs Marmot Huntley 540 yes

DONE 3. Accessories

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
3. Accessories 264 DONE
3.1 Head 148 DONE
hat LaFume 58 yes (with neck cover)
buff Suunto 37 yes
merino beanie Zajo 53 yes
3.2 Eyes
sunglasses
3.3 Face 44 DONE
suncream Spectrum 34 yes
lip balm Palmers 10 yes
3.4 Hands 72 DONE
fleece gloves Lowe Alpine 72 yes

DONE 4. Camping

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
4. Camping 180 DONE
4.1 Cooking 180
water bottle Nalgene 1L 180 yes

DONE 5. Trekking

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
5. Trekking 2276 DONE
backpack Osprey Talon 55L 1600 yes
trekking poles Zajo Alu Pro 540 yes
headlamp Black Diamond Revolt 350 93 yes
compass Trekmates Explorer 43 yes
paper map yes

DONE 6. Toiletries

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
6. Toiletries 1022 DONE
toilet bag Deuter 190 yes
small towel Pinguin 81 yes +bag
soap 145 yes +box
small shampoo 20 yes
nail clipper 13 yes
deodorant stick Mennen 94 yes
perfume Zegna 27 yes
toilet paper 93 yes 1 roll
wetwipes 174 yes 32 pcs
tooth brush Parodontax 20 yes
tooth paste Sensodyne 25 yes
mouth wash Listerine 111 yes
dental floss OralB 11 yes
razor 18 yes

7. Technology

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
7. Technology 684 DONE
watch Suunto 9 Peak 81 +charge cable
cell phone One+ T5 257
satellite phone Thuraya XT Pro 103 +charge cable
power bank Promate 208 yes
adapter yes Kathmandu BUY
usb cable 35 yes 1m: usb-a, usb-c, ltng

DONE 8. Misc

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
8. Misc 220 DONE
compression bags 126 yes 2 pcs
first-aid kit 94 yes bands, iodine, scissors

DONE 9. Documents

Type Brand Model Weight[g] Required Notes TODO
9. Documents DONE
passport
vaccination
cash & card

Updates

  • 2022-09-12 - final gear list
  • 2022-08-22 - remove camping gear
  • 2022-08-08 - initial list
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