=> Sun Hat, ideally with a neck cover
=> Warm Beanie or Fleece Headband
=> Bandana or Neck Gaiter – Tough Outfitters make some good fleeced options.
=> Headlamp – Petzl Tikka is a great option.
=> Sunglasses – I recommend Julbo
Hands and Walking
=> Lightweight Inner Gloves – Men’s and Women’s
=> Warm Outer Gloves / Mitts – Men’s and Women’s (I recommend Eiger, Black Diamond, Outdoor Research, or The North Face)
=> Adjustable Trekking Poles – here are some good options (I recommend Leki, Black Diamond Alpine, or in the UK – TYTN)
=> Mid-weight hiking boots – Men’s and Women’s (I recommend Salomon, Merrell, Columbia, or Keen)
=> 4-5 Pairs of trekking socks – Men’s or Women’s (I recommend SmartWool or Darn Tough)
=> 1 Pair of warm/thick trekking socks – Smartwool is best!
Bags and Daypack
=> 80-90L Waterproof duffle bag – Helly Hansen or TYTN
=> 20-30L Daypack – Osprey Talon 22
=> Daypack rain cover
=> Travel bag organizers (optional)
=> 4-Season sleeping bag – see good options (I like the Marmot Trestles or Hyke & Byke)
=> Insulated sleeping mat- see good options (I recommend the Therm-a-Rest NeoAir)
=> Inflatable pillow (optional)
=> GoPro (optional)
=> Solar Backpack Charger (optional)
=> Spare Batteries and Camera Memory Card
=> Kindle with Back Light (optional)
=> Large Volume Water Bottle or Hydration Bladder – (I recommend the Camelbak Eddy Bottle or the Platypus Hydration Bladder
=> Water Purification Tablets – options here
=> Baby Wipes
=> Sweat Resistant Suncream
=> Blister Platers
=> Insect Repellant
=> General Medications (Paracetamol, Imodium)
=> Pee Bottle (optional)
Other Bits and Bobs
=> Energy Bars
=> Energy Drink Supplement
=> Zip Lock Bags for Important Possessions (Passport, Money etc.)
=> Trekking Towel
=> Toiletries, including one roll of toilet paper
=> Passport, Visa, Insurance, Yellow Fever Card (if applicable)
=> Small Lock for your Duffle Bag
=> 4-5 Pairs of Underwear
=> Top and Bottom Base Layer – I recommend Smartwool or Icebreaker – Men’s and Women’s.
=> 3-4 Short Sleeve and 1-2 Long Sleeve Trekking Shirts – Men’s and Women’s
=> 1-2 Pairs of Hiking Trousers – Men’s and Women’s
=> 1 Polartec Fleece Jacket – Men’s and Women’s (I like the Helly Hansen or The North Face fleeces)
=> 1 Insulated Winter Jacket – Men’s and Women’s (Columbia do a cheap and cheerful option, otherwise go for Marmot, The North Face or Arc’teryx.
=> 1 Insulated Trekking Pants – basically hiking pants with a fleece inner.
=> 1 Wind Shell Jacket – Men’s and Women’s
=> If your wind shell jacket isn’t waterproof then get a lightweight rain jacket instead – Men’s and Women’s