Essential things for: Snow hiking| Snow trekking| Snowshoeing| Snow Camping

Essential things for: Snow hiking| Snow trekking| Snowshoeing| Snow Camping

Thermal inners

Avalanche shovel

Quick-dry towel

Sleeping bags

 

Snow goggles

 

Backpack with compression straps

 

Map for route finding

 
Hiking shafts

 Snow testing meter

 

Radio surveillance headset & group communication system

Non sweat-absorbing clothes


GPS navigation

Sun protection

 

Illumination headlamps with extra lithium batteries


Energy bars and energy drinks and concoctions

 
Survival gears – snow axe/ snow saw/ snow shovel

 Fleece jacket no cotton or acrylic sweaters

 

Thick gloves

 Insulated jackets

Fire lighters or starter

 
Waterproof containers

 

Reflective blankets

 

Digital or Analog avalanche transceiver

 
Personal location beacon
 Balaclava

 

Parka – A hooded wind insulated and water resistant jacket 

Water resistant insulated boots/ shoes with a good grip/ Snowshoes and microspikes/ crampons

 Warm socks

 

High gaiters

 Hand warmers

Satellite phones

Binoculars

Credit card

Plastic whistle

Spare clothing

Sled

 

Tripod for the camera

 

Memory cards

 

Identification proof for off-road snowmobiling

 

Trekking stick to walk through snow

 

Compass with signal mirrors

 

Sunscreen

 

UV-resistant glasses (FYI: UV levels are higher near the poles)

Lip balm & moisturiser – To keep the skin hydrated.

Chemical hand warmers

They are usually little pellets that can be slipped into your gloves/ socks and generate warmth for a considerable period of time.

A snow trek spiked with a spirit obtained from the distillation of wine encapsulates the arctic cold and altitude sickness. Guess the drink.

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