Across the Julian Alps to Triglav
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.
You must bring the following items:
Walking boots which are comfortable for scrambling
Trekking trousers / pants
Lightweight waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
Thermal baselayer shirts (2 short sleeve, 1 long sleeve)
T-shirts and/or casual shirts
Fleece jacket or warm jumper
Lightweight waterproof jacket
Sun hat or cap
Lightweight thermal gloves
Daypack 50 litres max.
Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
Water bottles 1 litre / 1 quart (x2)
Washbag and toiletries
Wet wipes (note that some huts do not have water available for washing)
Antibacterial hand gel
Small padlock (to lock trek bag)
Basic First Aid Kit including plasters (band aids), blister treatment, headache tablets etc.
Via Ferrata Equipment (provided locally)
Via ferrata lanyard
The following items are optional:
Earplugs (Especially if you are not the one snoring)
Swimming kit (for the lake in Bled on final afternoon)
Penknife (remember to put all sharp objects in hold baggage)
Sleeping bags/extra shoes: These are NOT required as bedding and hut shoes/slippers are provided at mountain huts.
PHD Gear Advisor
PHD specialise in cold weather equipment, from the worlds lightest right up to the most protective for Everest or the Poles. Its a large range. So to help you choose what you need to keep you warm, PHD have listed the gear that is appropriate for this expedition.
Go to http://www.phdesigns.co.uk/gearadviser/