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List: Mountaineering Checklist

  • 1. Navigation
  • 10. Emergency shelter
  • 2. Sun protection
  • 3. Insulation
  • 4. Illumination
  • 5. First-aid supplies
  • 6. Fire
  • 7. Repair kit and tools
  • 8. Nutrition
  • 9. Hydration
  • Avalanche transceiver
  • Bandana or Buff (neck or face gaiter)
  • Belay/rappel device
  • Binoculars
  • Boots (crampon-compatible)
  • Camera
  • Camming devices
  • Cell phone in a protective container
  • Climbing pack
  • Crampons
  • Crevasse rescue gear
  • Fleece jacket or vest
  • Fleece pants
  • Gaiters
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Hand protection (athletic tape, gloves)
  • Handwarmer packets
  • Harness (with adjustable leg loops)
  • Helmet
  • Hexes
  • Ice axe (with leash)
  • Ice screws
  • Ice tools (with leashes)
  • Insulated sit pad
  • Insulating hat, cap, balaclava or headband
  • Insulating jacket (down or poly fill)
  • Locking carabiner(s)
  • Lunch; energy food/gels/chews
  • Multifunction watch
  • Nonlocking carabiners
  • Nut extraction tool
  • Nuts
  • Permits
  • Probe
  • Prusik cords
  • Pulley
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Rain jacket with hood (or soft shell)
  • Rope (dry preferred; 9mm-10.5mm x 60m)
  • Route description or guidebook
  • Runners—singles and doubles
  • Sanitation trowel
  • Shovel
  • Signaling mirror
  • Socks (synthetic or wool) plus spares
  • Sun-shielding hat or cap
  • Toilet paper
  • Two-way radios
  • Waterproof pants or bibs
  • Wicking base layers (synthetic or wool)
Mountaineering Checklist
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