Rocky Mountains and the Grand Canyon

USA, Discovery, 15 days - from $3,665 (land only)

DiscoveryTrek & Walk

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. Your packed trek bag should weigh no more than 15 kgs.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots

Trainers / sneakers for travelling and camp use



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

Waterproof jacket


Warm hat

Eyewear - Sunglasses

Warm fleece gloves

Daypack c. 30 to 40 litres / 1800 to 2400 cubic inches

Headtorch / headlamp and spare batteries

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

Water bottles 1 litre / 1 quart (x2)

3 season sleeping bag (sleeping mats are provided)

Washbag and toiletries

Antibacterial handwash

Small towel

Basic First Aid Kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment. Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Sleeping bag liner

Travel clothes

Spare laces

Trekking poles

Insect repellant – (DEET)

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

Camping mats are provided however you may wish to take your own

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