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Equipment list
All clients booking on any of our trips are send course specific kit lists, but the list below is generic for this activity.

General equipment
B3 Mountaineering Boots
Rock Climbing Shoes
Climbing Rucksack (40l max)
Head Torch & batteries
Sunhat / Cap
Fleece / Wool Hat
Ski Goggles & UV Sunglasses
Telescopic Poles (pair)
Water Bottle
Sleeping Bag Liner

Technical equipment
Technical Crampons
Technical Ice Axes (pair)
Alpine / Rock Harness
Safety Helmet
Slings x2 (long eg. 120cm)
Screw Gate Karabiners x3
Belay Device (no Fig 8 / Grigri)
Prussic Loops x2

Thermal layers
Fleece Jacket & gloves
Base layer thermals x2
Synthetic / Duvet Jacket
Climbing trousers

Waterproof layer
Waterproof Jacket & Trousers
Waterproof Gloves

Survival & medical
Medication & 1st Aid
UV Sunscreen & blister kit
Compass & maps

Walking Boots
Warm mitts
Hot Drinks Flask

OBLIGATORY KIT: Please note that all these items are obligatory equipment, and it is checked before guiding, and you cannot start without it. The most commonly forgotten items are poles, gaiter and waterproof gloves...

EQUIPMENT NOTES: If you have any of the kit on the list above, you should bring it, even items that you do not think you will require, as you may require them for lower level routes or for training and acclimatisation days. If you require any hire equipment, please visit the kit section of the website to see the range of items we hire and their prices. Note that all the Icicle hire kit needs to be pre-paid and reserved.
Black Diamond Viper tech ice axes
for ice or mixed routes. Price each.
Camp Armour helmet
18mm nylon sling, 120cm
Cassin Piu belay device
Cyborg clip tech crampons
Piz Bianco (mens) jacket
Half Rope, 50m, 8.5mm
Guide Glove
IGN, France
Chamonix 3630, 1:25,000
Cosmo headtorch
Airlock screwgate karabiner
Epic 35 litre rucksack
Leki Voyager Superlock
Alpine Climbing Techniques
ActiveX Banded Beanie hat

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