• Essential Climbing Gear

    Per climber, the following list can be consulted before a trip. Check with your party leader that everything is relevant to your specific trip, and check to see what else you may need. You can’t easily come back for forgotten items.

    • A 10.5 mm x 60m rope
    • An 8.5 mm x 60m rope
    • 2 harnesses
    • A chest harness
    • A shunt descender/ascender
    • A descender 8
    • An ascender handle
    • A chest ascender
    • 8 carabiners
    • A pulley
    • A belay device
    • A helmet
    • A pair of gloves
    • Warm boots suitable for crampons
    • Crampons
    • Ice axe
    • Warm hat/ Balaclava
    • 2 pedals
    • A cow’s tail
    • A swing chair
    • 3 60cm slings
    • 3 120cm slings
    • A bow
    • Reel and string
    • A waterproof bag
    • Lubricant
    • Spare parts