Traverse of the Cordillera Real Trek

Bolivia, Trek & Walk, 20 days - from $2,465 (land only)

Trek & Walk

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

The packed weight of your trek bag whilst trekking should be no more than 15 kgs. – 33 lbs.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots

Socks

Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof overtrousers / rain pants

Underwear

Baselayer shirts

T-shirts and/or casual shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Waterproof jacket

Warm jacket (down)

Sunhat

Warm hat or balaclava

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Gloves or mittens

Daypack c. 30 to 40 litres / 1800 to 2500 cu in

Head torch / headlamp with spare batteries

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

Water bottles 2 x 1 Litre (1 quart)

4 - 5 season sleeping bag *

Thermarest or similar sleeping mat *

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Trainers / sneakers or similar for traveling and camp use

Spare laces

Shorts

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Scarf or neck buff

Sleeping bag liner

Trekking poles

Travel clothes

Nailbrush

Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)

Camera, film / memory cards, batteries

Notes

*Available for hire/rental through KE Adventure Travel

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