Everest Trek Equipment

The world-famous and popular trekking trip to Everest and Base Camp is one of the best travel destinations for all nationalities of those who are thirsty to reach the world’s highest peak base camp. Most of all-around countries trekkers and hikers have a dream to reach Everest Base Camp once in a lifetime experience while there are so many trekking routes in the Khumbu region to reach the Everest base camp such as Classic Everest Base Path, Everest Base Camp Trek, EBC Cho La Pass Trek, Everest 3High Passes Trek, EBC Island Peak Trek and Climbing, Everest Luxury Lodge Trek, Short Everest Base Camp Trek, Everest View Trek, EBC Gap Trek, Gokyo Lake Renjola Pass Trek, Renjo La Pass Trek, Everest Base Camp Heli Trek and Jiri to Everest Base Camp Trek. Before you plan any trekking trail in the Everest region, you need to be fully prepared trek types of equipment are major important for a happy starting and end of the trip. We at Nepal Spirit Adventure recommend the following trekking equipment for different trekking trails in the Everest Khumbu area.

Cross-check this Everest Trekking Equipments list when you are packing, If you do not have them with you from your place, remember that you can hire or buy them at a very reasonable price in Kathmandu after your arrival in Nepal before starting the Everest Trekking Trails.


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

Upper Body

  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition-weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest or jacket

Lower Body

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition-weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp


  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


  • Sleeping bag rated to zero DC *
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *

Basic First Aid Kit

  • Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottle (2) or camel bag
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet paper, etc)
  • Ear Plug (who knows some people in the group are snoring)
  • Personal First aid kit
  • Lip Guard
  • Passport copies
  • Pocket knives
  • Flashlight


  • 1 medium-sized quick-drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small mirror

Personal Hygiene

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial hands wash


  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Walkman
  • Pencils and small notebooks
  • Travel games i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
  • Swimming customs

What You Carry For Trek

Please, bring the equipment listed above and pack your gear for the trek into a duffel bag or rucksacks, and a small day bag for you. The larger bag with your kit will be carried by the porter to meet you each evening. You should bring a day pack to carry by yourself for water, a rain jacket, hat gloves, camera money, etc. The weather in the mountain is changeable so you will need some warm clothes with you on your day pack.