Kilimanjaro Climbing Gear - Quest Horizon Safaris

Kilimanjaro Climbing Gear

Located in northern Tanzania, the majestic Mt. Kilimanjaro stands at the height of 19,340 ft., making itself the tallest mountain in Africa. Climbing this snow-capped volcano watching the sunrise across the savannah below is an experience and personal accomplishment you’ll carry with you for the rest of your life.

For a successful Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, you should be physically and mentally prepared as well as you need to be equipped with the right gear for traveling and trekking.

Our Kilimanjaro Climbing Gearlist is divided into a few key sections:


  • Wicking, quick-dry boxers or briefs
  • Wicking, quick-dry sports bra (for women)
  • Synthetic or wool T-shirt
  • Long-sleeve, travel-friendly shirt
  • Lightweight, travel-friendly pants
  • Bathing suit (optional; for hotel pools)
  • Mid weight wool or synthetic socks
  • Sun Hat, ideally with a neck cover
  • Bandana or Neck Gaiter

Climbing Equipment:

  • Day pack (25–35 litters)
  • Pack cover
  • Sleeping bag comfortable to 15°F (dependent upon season, weather forecast and personal preference)
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • LED headlamp with extra batteries
  • Trekking poles
  • Heavy-duty duffel bag
  • Hands &Walking:
  • Lightweight Inner Gloves
  • Warm Outer Gloves
  • Mid-weight Hiking Boots
  • Camp Trainers / Trekking Sandals
  • 1 Pair of Warm / Thick Trekking Socks

Personal Items:

  • Water bottles
  • Water bottle insulating sleeves
  • Camera
  • Spare camera batteries or charger
  • Camping pillow
  • Insect repellent
  • Pocket knife
  • Personal first aid kit
  • Small binoculars
  • Cash / credit card
  • Cell phone in waterproof case
  • Large garbage bags to keep items dry
  • Water purification tablets
  • Ear plugs
  • Sun screen & Lip balm

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