IMPORTANT !

OPTIONAL PERSONAL KIT TO BE BROUGHT AND CARRIED DURING TREK

  • RUCKSACK, SLEEPING BAG (FOR HIGH ALTITUDE DOWNFEATHER/ POLYFILL WITH COTTON LINER/INNER & 2 WARM BLANKETS), AND CARRY/GROUND MAT. (Can be provided on hire)
  • TOTAL CARRIED WEIGHT NOT MORE THAN 12 KG OF PERSONAL KIT IN RUCKSACK.
  • NO HANDBAG IS ALLOWED BUT A CAMERA/WAIST POUCH IS ADVISED.
  • COMMON ARTICLES MAY BE SHARED AMONG A GROUP TO REDUCE WEIGHT.

A SUGGESTED CHECK LIST

  • POLYTHENE BAGS MEASURING 4 feet deep (2 pcs), 2 feet deep (4 pcs). & 2 POLYTHENE SHEETS measuring 5 ft x 6 ft
  • SUN GLASSES, SUN BLOCK CREAM
  • TALCUM POWDER, DEODORANT
  • HEAVY WOOLLENS (2 COTTON SHIRTS, 2 WOOLLEN SHIRTS, 2 HEAVY PULLOVERS, THICK WARM JACKET, FLEECE TOP, ETC.), 2 SHORTS & 2 T-SHIRTS
  • A SET OF INFORMAL DRESS FOR TOWN
  • 2 PAIRS GOOD QUALITY WOOLLEN SOCKS AND GLOVES, 4 PAIRS COTTON SOCKS
  • THONGS/FLIP-FLOP
  • KNAPSACK
  • BALACLAVA (MONKEY CAP), 2 JEANS OR TROUSERS OF TOUGH MATERIAL FOR TREKKING
  • TREKKING SHOES/HUNTER BOOTS & EXTRA BOOTLACES (AVOID PVC SOLED AND CANVAS SHOES),
  • LIGHT HAT, BANDANNA, MUFFLER
  • WINDCHEATER
  • UNDER GARMENTS, LONG JOHNS
  • LIGHT-WEIGHT RAIN-COAT/ RAIN-SUIT WITH HOOD
  • FOLDING UMBRELLA
  • TOWELS, HANDKERCHIEF
  • CANDLES WITH MATCH BOX, LIGHTER
  • 3 METERS OF STRONG 7 MM NYLON CORD
  • WATER BOTTLE
  • REPAIR KIT (NEEDLES, THREAD AND BUTTONS)
  • PENKNIFE/SWISS KNIFE, WHISTLE
  • SMALL BATTERY TORCH/FLASHLIGHT
  • TOILET REQUISITES (TOILET PAPER, TOOTHPASTE, TOOTHBRUSH, SOAP, DEODORANT, VASELINE, DETTOL/ SAVLON, ANTISEPTIC CREAM, ETC.)
  • STATIONERY, DIARY, POSTAL STAMPS & ENVELOPES, PLAYING CARDS/GAMES ETC.
  • SELF UTILISATION UTENSILS (PLATE, MUG, BOWL, SPOON). COMPLETE SET CAN BE PROVIDED ON HIRE.
  • CAMERA WITH ADEQUATE PHOTOGRAPHIC ROLLS AND BATTERIES
  • PERSONAL MEDICINE, ETC.
  • ANY OTHER ITEM(S) DEEMED ESSENTIAL

 

DO’S FOR TREKKERS

  • ALWAYS BE WITH YOUR BUDDY
  • ALWAYS CARRY WATER WITH YOU.
  • BE PRESENT DURING MUSTER TIME
  • WALK IN A SINGLE FILE.
  • CARRY THREAD AND NEEDLE FOR MINOR REPAIRS.
  • KEEP DRY PAIR OF SOCKS FOR TREKKING DAYS
  • FOLLOW MULE/SAFE ROUTE.
  • KEEP DRY FEET.
  • KEEP TO HILL SIDE.
  • MAINTAIN PROPER DISCIPLINE AT ALL TIMES.
  • WEAR LOOSE/LIGHT AND DRY CLOTHING.
  • USE A CAP TO AVOID SUNBURNS ON FACE.
  • WALK SLOWLY, IN A RHYTHM AND DELIBERATELY.
  • WEAR WELL FITTING SHOES
  • USE COMMONSENSE AT ALL TIMES
  • BE FRIENDLY, PATIENT AND TOLERANT
  • REPORT ANY HEADACHE OR OTHER PROBLEMS
  • DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS
  • EAT WELL.
  • KEEP WARM

DON’TS FOR TREKKERS

  • TAKE ALCOHOL (EVEN AS A MEDICINE)
  • WALK ON THE EDGE OR RIVER SIDE
  • DRINK WATER FROM UNKNOWN SOURCES
  • GO ALONE
  • EAT OR SMELL WILD FRUITS AND/OR FLOWERS
  • LEAVE THE CAMP WITHOUT INFORMING RESPONSIBLE PERSON
  • GO FURTHER IF FINDING DIFFICULTY IN BREATHING
  • PUSH/PLAY ENROUTE
  • OVERTAKE WITHOUT ASKING THE CONCERNED PERSON
  • TAKE SHORT CUTS
  • SMOKE
  • TOUCH WILD GRASS AND OTHER PLANTS
  • THROW OR KICK STONES
  • HIDE ANY MEDICAL OR OTHER COMPLICATIONS
  • SULK AND BROOD