Jebel Sahro Winter Sunshine Trek
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.
Lightweight thermal or fleece glovesSocksWaterproof jacket
Fleece jacket or jumperBaselayer shirts (short sleeve & long sleeve)
Shirts or T-shirts (wicking)
Trekking trousers / pantsLightweight waterproof over-trousers / rain-pantsUnderwear
SunhatWarm hatEyewear - Sunglasses
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)Water bottles 1 Litre / 1 quart (x2) 3-season sleeping bag (4-season March and December)*
Washbag and toiletries
Daypack c.25 litres
Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)
Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries
Small padlock (to lock your KE kit bag)
Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite)
Sleeping bag liner Thermarest (note that foam mattresses are provided)
Duvet (down) jacket (especially March and December)
Gaiters (useful when walking through thorny sections)Trainers / sneakers or sandals for camp
Wetwipes (note that water for washing can sometimes be scarce)Camera, media, spare batteriesPocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
Flavouring for drinking water eg. Vit C tablets/powdered juice (water is purified by iodine on trek, and you might wish to hide the taste)
*Available for hire/rental through KE Adventure Travel.
**As this is an Islamic country, modest dress is preferable in the towns and cities. Shoulders should be kept covered, and full-length trousers/skirts are recommended. Knee-length shorts are OK once on trek.