The Ecrins Circuit Trek - GR54

France, Trek & Walk, 8 days - from $1,460 (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.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots




Trekking trousers / pants

Lightweight waterproof overtrousers / rain pants

Long johns (thermal underwear)

Thermal baselayer shirts (1 short sleeve, 1 long sleeve)

Lightweight trekking shirts (not cotton)

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Waterproof jacket

Warm fleece gloves or mittens

Warm hat


Eyewear – sunglasses

Ear plugs (especially if you are not the one snoring)

Sheet sleeping bag or sleeping bag liner

Daypack 30 - 40 litres

Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries

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

Water bottles 1 litre / 1 quart (x2)

Washbag and toiletries

Small towel

Antibacterial hand wash

A bowl and plastic mug and a plastic spoon or ‘spork’ for lunches

Basic First Aid Kit including: 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:

Spare laces


Trekking poles

Camera and batteries

Travel clothes

Small padlock to lock trek bag

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