Kits & Gear Checklist for Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Trek – A Complete Overview

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Are you an avid lover of the Mighty Himalayas? Does Mt. Everest lures you with all her charisma, royalty, eminence, and splendour time and again? Are you an avid trekker who would like to scale the majestic heights of the Himalayas? Then come down to Nepal and meet us!! We at Nepal Base Camp Treks Pvt. Ltd will guide you to your dream – the Everest Base Camp Chola Pass Trek en route to the feet of the crown of the Himalayas – Mt Everest.

Now let us get to the other side of the coin! While trekking to the EBC is a dream come true for any trekker it will also test your physical ability, perseverance, and mental strength. Hence, you need to be equipped with the necessary gear. On the previous occasion, we discussed the medications you need to carry for Everest Base Camp Trekking. Now, on this page we discuss the essential equipment that you need to carry during the trekking, to fight the extreme weather conditions that you are likely to face.

The equipment….

  • Backpack along with waterproof liner
  • Map, Compass, and Guidebook ( though you will have our trained guide with you, there is no harm in carrying them)
  • Route Card (Though you will be accompanied by our guide you must plan the route in consultation with our guide and have the route card designed accordingly
  • Dry Foods like chewy bars and sandwiches, nuts and fruits and other confectionery
  • High energy food bars
  • Enough water as for longer hikes, you will need to carry up to 2 liters of tea & water, soup or coffee
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Insect repellants (Not at that altitude but in the lower lands during the early days of the Everest Island Peak Trek.
  • Camera
  • Mobile with enough disposable battery chargers (do not litter the nature – store them to bring them back and dispose of properly)
  • A loud whistle, for drawing attention in case of emergency
  • Lightweight head torch as you will need to trek at the wee hours of the morning
  • Enough batteries for camera and torch
  • Spare shoelaces
  • First Aid Kit
  • Survival Bag
  • Tissue papers & wet wipes

Clothing Essentials…..

  • Base mid and outer layer tops and bottoms
  • Gaiters
  • Gloves (with a few spare ones) and full trekking caps, high altitude trekking headgear
  • Enough mid-layer fleece and socks

Besides, you will also need GPS receiver, though our guide will have one, high-performance binoculars for watching wildlife and to get a closer panoramic view of the surroundings, high-quality trekking sticks, windproof lighters and matches, stove, and fuel, eating utensils, sleeping mats and bags, retractable lightweight tents, toiletries and paracord that can come in handy on many occasions. You can have them tied to the rocks and the trees and can be used as handrails to cross dangerous crevasses and while trekking before sunrise or after nightfall.

So you see, there are so many things to take stock of before you set off for the trek. Hence, when you work on the Everest Base Camp trekking cost includes all these to get a holistic picture of to total expense. Our experts at Nepal Base Camp Treks Pvt. Ltd will come in handy in this. For further details call us at 977-9851111874 or 977-9745152385.

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