Patagonia Paine Circuit

Patagonia & Argentina & Chile, Trek & Walk, 11 days - from $3,380 (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. Please refer to the dossier ‘Baggage Allowance’ section for details of the strict and important baggage limits.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots

Gaiters

Sandals / Trainers or similar for camp use

Socks

Underwear

Trekking trousers / trekking pants

Waterproof over-trousers / rain-pants

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Thermal baselayer shirts

Casual shirts and/or T-shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Waterproof jacket

Warm jacket (down)

Sunhat

Warm hat

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Lightweight thermal gloves

Warm and waterproof outer gloves or mittens

Daypack 30 - 40 litres / 1800 – 2500 cu in.

Foldaway bag (to leave travel clothes etc at the fixed camp)

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

Headtorch / headlamp and spare batteries

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

Water bottles 1 Litre / 1 quart (x2)

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

4/5 season sleeping bag

Thermarest or foam camping mattress

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

The following items are optional:

Sleeping bag liner

Spare laces

Travel clothes

Trekking poles (recommended)

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

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

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Camera, media, spare batteries

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