mountkenya tour-trek equipments

mountkenya tour/trek equipments

Proper equipment is extremely important to the success, enjoyment, comfort and safety of your trip.The folowing items/gears are necessary

very necessary for mountain hiking tour


  • Walking pole(s) --they are meant to support you in case there is steep uphill elevation or down hill for those who are scared of the hights
  • headlight preferably used at night. And it's important and carried when summiting the point lenana or any other use at night.
  • Sleeping Bag,from 0c mostly for high altitude for better sleep at night
  • Water purification: This is essential as water for drinking is taken directly from mountain streams and sometimes may be contaminated
  • Hiking Boots: This is the most important item on the list. You'll need a comfortable/waterproof pair of hiking boots which offer plenty of support. 
  •  light towel useful to wipe your self out during the warm temperatures and after shower
  •  polar fleece/down vest to soak down the sweat in your body.
  •  waterproof jacket (with a hood) & pants its useful because the weather in the Mountain is unpredictable, the weather changes according to the heights,mostly changes during the afternoons in the mountain
  • 1 to 2 t shirts (cotton/wool) this is recommended whenever you are hiking the mountain,sometimes the mountain weather changes,the body olso accumulates the sweat due to fat burning
  •  thermal hiking sock
  • 1 pair of warm heavy weight gloves/mitten mountain gloves are recommended to wear when attending the point lenana or any other summit to prevent from freezing and cold
  • 1 pair of light weight gloves (inner gloves) 
  • 1 pair of sunglasses/mountaineering glasses sometimes the sun is bright  but snowing at the same time so the sunsrays affect the eyes
  • 1 wool hat
  • camera.

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