Hidden Himalaya of Burma Trek

Burma, Trek & Walk, 16 days - from $4,280 (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 while trekking should be no more than 15 kgs./33 lbs.

You must bring the following items:

Waterproof trekking boots

Gaiters

Trainers / sneakers

Socks

Underwear

Trekking trousers/pants

Waterproof and breathable jacket

Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Base layer shirts

Casual shirt and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket

Warm jacket (down)

Sunhat or cap

Fleece hat

Eyewear – Sunglasses

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips) Factor 20+

Warm Inner ‘thermal’ gloves or mittens

Waterproof over-mittens

Washbag and toiletries

Small travel towell

Antibacterial handwash

Small padlock (to lock your KE kit bag)

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

Daypack 40 litres / 2500 cu in with ice axe loop

Headtorch/headlamp with spare batteries

Trekking poles x 2

Water bottles 1 Litre / 2 pint (x2). (Note that the tube on camelback / platypus type systems can be prone to freezing up in cold conditions)

4 season sleeping bag

Basic First Aid Kit, including: A broad-spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Immodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent (DEET), antihistamine cream and tablets, re-hydration salts (Dioralite) and Malaria prophylaxis

Mountaineering Equipment:

Required for the optional ascent of Phonyin Razi only

4 season mountaineering boots capable of taking crampons (B1/B2 rated)

Mountaineering ice-axe (50 – 70 cm)

10 or 12 point crampons

The following items are optional:

Spare laces

Sleeping bag liner

Pocket-knife (remember to pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

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

Camera, media, spare batteries

Travel clothes

Notes:

Needle Sports (specialist mountaineering equipment shop)

Needle Sports is the English Lake District's foremost specialist climbing shop supplying mountaineering, rock, ice, alpine and expedition equipment worldwide. Internationally recognised as among the very best of the UK's top technical climbing gear retailers. They have a good range of equipment appropriate for this trip and offer knowledgeable advice both on their website and in store.

View >>http://www.needlesports.com/

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