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RECOMMENDATIONS ABOUT EQUIPMENT FOR ALTAY TREKS AND EASY CLIMBS

Clothes and Footwear:
- Sun hat with skirt to protect neck (treks & climbs)
- Woollen or fleece ski hat (climbs)
- Woollen or fleece gloves or mittens (climbs)
- Gore-Tex or nylon overmitts (climbs)
- Lightweight synthetic or woollen long underwear tops and bottoms (treks & climbs)
- Heavy synthetic (Polartec, Windbloc, Windstopper) jacket and pants (treks & climbs)
- Gore-Tex wind parka and pants (treks & climbs)
- Raincoat (treks)
- Woollen or fleece socks (treks & climbs)
- Gaiters (climbs)
- Waterproof trekking shoes (treks)
- Plastic double boots (climbs)

Personal equipment:
- Rucksack (treks & climbs)
- Waterproof rucksack cover (treks & climbs)
- Transport bag (treks)
- Foam or Term-a-Rest pad (treks & climbs)
- Synthetic or down-filled sleeping bag (treks & climbs)
- Crampons (climbs)
- Ice axe (climbs)
- Ski poles (treks & climbs)
- Seat harness (climbs)
- Ascender (like Jumar) or prusiks with foot slings (climbs)
- Descender (like figure 8) (climbs)
- Two carabiners (climbs)
- Sunglasses (treks & climbs)
- Headlamp (climbs)
- Water bottle or thermos (treks & climbs)
- Strong sunscreen (treks & climbs)
- Lip sunblock (treks & climbs)

Group Equipment and Supplies:
- Climbing tents (treks & climbs)
- Climbing ropes (8-9 mm diameter, 40-50 m long) (climbs)
- Ice screws (climbs)
- Carabiners (climbs)
- Minigas stoves with gas cartridges or petrol stoves (climbs)
- Cooking sets (climbs)
- Climbing food (climbs)
- Medical kit (treks & climbs)

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