The comprehensive mountain climbing gear list ensures that you do not forget any important items. There are many things that need to be prepared before embarking on a climbing expedition in the Himalayas. Trekking and climbing gear play a vital role in ensuring the success of your trip. Prior to undertaking a short trek or a long climbing expedition, it is essential for everyone to prioritize their climbing equipment, as it serves as a lifeline throughout the journey. As a reputable mountaineering company, we strongly recommend organizing all the necessary equipment when embarking on any adventure trip, particularly in the Himalayan region where proper gear is crucial. Insufficient equipment can hinder your ability to achieve your goals during adventure activities like peak climbing or trekking. It is essential to have at least a pair of jackets, proper shoes, a hat, sunglasses, several pairs of inner and outer clothes, and climbing devices. For a more detailed list, please refer to the information provided below. At HST Adventures, we offer all the necessary equipment, devices, and clothing at affordable prices to ensure your safety and survival during your expedition.



  1. Map & Compass
  2. Sun protection
  3. Sunscreen, Lip Guard, Sunglasses & goggles
  4. Insulation
  5. Jacket, vest, pants, gloves, hat (see Clothing)
  6. Illumination
  7. Headlamp or flashlight & Extra batteries
  8. Fire, Matches or lighter & Waterproof container
  9. Repair kit and tools
  10. Knife or multi-tool & Duct tape or other repair items
  11. Hydration
  12. Water bottles or hydration system & Water treatment system
  13. Emergency shelter

Equipment Options

  1. Hardware quantities depend on route.
  2. 100 or 150 miter. Rope
  3. Helmet
  4. Harness (with adjustable leg loops)
  5. Boots (crampon-compatible)
  6. Crampons
  7. Trekking and Climbing Bag
  8. Ice axe
  9. Belay/rappel device
  10. Pulley
  11. Route description or guidebook
  12. Locking carabineer
  13. No locking carabineers
  14. Hand protection (gloves)
  15. Crevasse rescue gear
  16. Avalanche transceiver
  17. Shovel
  18. Probe

Clothing Item

  1. Water proof Jacket and Pant (Trouser)
  2. Trekking pants
  3. Insulating jacket
  4. Insulating hat, cap, balaclava or headband
  5. Sun-shielding hat or cap
  6. Socks (synthetic or wool) 2/3 spares
  7. Gloves or mittens
  8. Gaiters
  9. Rain jacket with hood
  10. Buff (neck or face gaiter)

Personal Item

  1. Hand watch
  2. Two-way radios
  3. Cell phone in a protective container
  4. Camera
  5. Binoculars
  6. Quick-dry towel
  7. Energy food/gels/chews
  8. Toilet paper
  9. Sanitation trowel
  10. Insulated sit pad
  11. Hand warmer packets