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Trekkers walking by  Cullicocha lake in Cedros Alpamayo circuit, Cordillera Blanca Peru

Equipment list for trekking and climbing tours in The Cordillera de los Andes

· 1 Backpack with a carrying capacity of 60 to 70 L/ 15 -17 Gallons (a similar sized duffle bag or travel bag can be used as a substitute)

· 1 Small backpack for day trips

· Sleeping bag (rating depends upon particular trip)

· 1 Warm jacket or parka

· 3 Pairs of outdoor pants (jeans are not recommended as they are difficult to dry out when wet)
· Warm sweaters

· 2- 4 Pairs of woolen socks

· T-shirts, shirts, hats or caps

· 1 Set of warm underwear such as long underpants and long undershirts

· 1 Pair of good hiking boots (make sure they are "broken-in")

· 1 Pair of light shoes (runners or sneakers)

· 1 Set of light rain gear such as a pant and jacket combination (poncho style rain gear is not recommended as it hinders movement while canoeing)

· 1 Water bottle with a 1 litre capacity

· 1 Pocket-knife or hunting knife

· 1 Flashlight

· 1 Pair of sun glasses (VERY IMPORTANT!)

· A supply of sun blocker or sunscreen lotion and Lip suncream (VERY IMPORTANT!)

· Personal medications

· Underwear, personal items, and toiletries

· 1 pair of fleece pants

· 1 wool or fleece hat

· Headlamp and Batteries (bring at least 2 spare sets)

· 1 pair of Gore-Tex gaiters (heavy-duty, sized large enough to fit over plastic boots)

· 1 pair of Gore-Tex shell gloves

OPTIONAL:

· Trekking poles (recommended)

· Thermarest sleeping pad

· Camera and film

· Journal and pens

· Spanish / English dictionary


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