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Peruvian Mountains

Equipment list for your hike in the Mountains of Peru/South America

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Everything you need to know to pack for your next adventure

The best way to have a comfort on trekking, climbing, trekking tours is to be organized and plan your equipment in advance and making sure you have good equipment is very important to make your trip more comfortable relaxing and choosing suitable equipment will give you an advantage to have a good time and make the most of your adventures in the Mountains whether walking or climbing.

Different types of activity such as climbing, expedition, trekking and tours require different types of equipment lists.

Basic list of Trekking equipment in Peru
  • Sleeping bag & mattress
  • 1 pair of simple sandals
  • 1 pair of hiking boots
  • 3 Pair Socks
  • 1 warm jacket
  • Big backpack or duffle bag
  • Small day backpack
  • 2 pairs of outdoor pants
  • 1 pair of light shoes
  • Inside pants
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Underwear-4-5 comfortable
  • A cap for the cold and for warmth
  • A light – flashlight
  • Personal medications
  • Trekking pole
  • T-shirts, shirts
  • Sunscreen
  • A rain jacket – poncho
  • Down jacket
  • Sunglasses with UV protection, Gloves

List of climbing and mountaineering equipment

Climbing the peaks of Peru requires more special equipment compared to trekking. The difference is that you are already above 5,000m. and the equipment you need will depend on the mountains to climb, the level, difficulty and technique of each mountain to climb.

  • High-quality sleeping bag -25°C
  • Sleeping pad or mattress
  • Alpine climbing harness
  • Climbing helmet
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Karabiners
  • Mountaineering boots
  • Ascend and descend
  • Carabiners (locking and non-locking)
  • Prussic cords
  • Ice screws (if needed)
  • One pair of Gaiters

Trekking and mountaineering equipment can be rented in Huaraz and Cusco, but remember

Mountaineering for women

Peruvian Mountains provide summit climbs and courses for women who love the mountains for Inspiring Women Climbers and Mountaineers, female explorers, women's expeditions in Peru. Adventure tours

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