Kamchatka - Land of Ice and Fire

Russia, Trek & Walk, 15 days - from $4,500 (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.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots

Socks

Trekking trousers

Waterproof overtrousers

Waterproof jacket

Underwear

Baselayer shirts

Casual shirt and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater

Sunhat

Warm hat

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Gloves or mittens

Headtorch with batteries

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

Water bottles 1 Litre x2

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

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

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

Daypack (approx. 30 litres)

Sleeping bag (comfort rating - minus 10 degrees centigrade)

Thermarest or similar sleeping mat

Warm jacket (down)

Basic First Aid Kit including: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite).

The following items are optional:

Trekking poles (recommended)

Training shoes or similar for camp use

Shorts

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Gaiters (useful for walking in volcanic ash)

Sleeping bag liner

Scarf or buff

Wet wipes

Swimwear (for hot springs)

Travel clothes

Camera and batteries

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

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