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Equipment for alpinistic seminar

Alpinistic equipment should be prepared according to detailed lists. For convenience, we divided them into three groups:

- personal mountain equipment;

- clothes;

- private things.

Personal mountain gear for climbing

Carabiner – 3 pcs.

 At least one carabiner must have threaded sleeve. 

 


Crampons Must be compatible with your boots. 
Prusyk  The diameter of 6-8 mm
Piolet with lanyard

 To be able to:

fix a carabiner or spout top of the ice ax or strap

must be reliable enough to use for insurance

Lanyard – 2 pcs. Loop slings or bound with rope 10mm.
Insurance system (bottom)  
Helmet Required only in one place in the interval 300 m

Private mountain climbing gear can be rented at us. But some elements may be old-fashioned.


Clothes

Season conditions are severe enough in mountains in winter: -10 below zero, strong wind, snow, bright sun, fog.
There will be areas where we will stop to hang ropes, so you will have plenty of time to feel yourself cold. That means that you should be warm dressed. At the same time clothes must be lasting (to not to be damaged during a disruption or working with rope) and comfortable for usage ropes system.

For moving in good weather one must have a set of light clothing (thermal underwear, light sweater and windbreaker), and in bad weather or at halt (at camp) one should put on one more pair of pants, warm sweater and jacket.

Boots

An extremely important item of equipment. You need to have special shoes for winter trekking. Features: high, warm, thick sides, water-resistant coating, durable sole.


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winter boots
Gaiters

Gaiters prevent boots from snow penetration, tightly seizing footwear around perimeter.
Rent is available.

Gaiters
Socks You may have several pairs of some kinds and put them in the following order: thin plain (pleasant for body), thick wool (warm), thin synthetic (tightly fix a thick sock).

winter stuff for trekking

Thermo and windproof trousers

It is desirable to have thermounderware or just thin underpants.

Windproof pants protecting from the wind and repelling snow are put on top of them. It is comfortable to use self-removing trousers, which can be removed without removing shoes.

trousers for trekkingодяг у похід
Thermounderware

Light golf or sweater, preferably with a membrane (or wool), pleasant for body.

Cotton should be avoided as it dries for long. Membrane (polartec) and wool fabric keep warm well even being wet.

Thermounderware
Light sweater
It is convenient to have a sweater of thin fleece or equivalent. sweater for trekking
Warm sweater
A thick wool or fleece sweater for severe frost or rest. stuff for trekking
Windbreaker/raincoat Light coat for moving during the day. Windproof and snow repellent. raincoat
Hat and mask

Any hat

At strong wind and frost a mask will protect the face from frostburn.

mask, balaklava
Gloves

Warm. The outer fabric is required to prevent from sticking snow. Preferably with a protective cuff from snow penetration. “Fingers together” are possible.

Knitted or wool products are not suitable.

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winter gloves
Warm coat Warm coat shall be needed at halt and at a very bad weather. warm coat

Notes:

boots - must be compatible with your crampons;

pants - combinations can vary depending on the available items in the inventory. Ski pants are good but you may feel cold in lower part of your leg (where ski boots should be). Also warm pants must have the opportunity for effective ventilation because the climb can be quite hot. If you take 3 pairs then again consider the possibility of ventilation. 


Personal belongings

It is necessary to take only the necessary things according to a thought-out list.

Winter sleeping bag

The temperature of comfortable mode is minus 15 degrees. The weight is about 3 kgs. It must be well isolated from water. You can take them at our rent.

sleeping bag
Pad

Polyurethane foam or inflatable mat. You can take them at our rent.

pad
Food set Plate, spoon, cup (mug). A set should be lightweight and durable (plastic is subject to breakage).

Plate, spoon, Food set

 

Torch
It is best to have a headlamp with LED flashlight of Petzl Tikka XP type. torch
Thermos Non-glass thermos with volume of 1 liter. thermos in Carpathians
First-aid kit Specific medications that you frequently use. аптечка індивідуальна
Seat* For comfortable sitting on the different surfaces. seat
Means of hygiene Toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, towel and more. зубна щітка, паста, засоби гігієни
Documents Passport. Waterproof. You sould always keep it to yourself. Passport
Sunglasses* Any. Sunglasses
Photocamera* Any. Photocamera
Knife* Not big in sheath or clasp knife. Keep out of reach of police. touristic knife
Lighter* Any. Lighter

* -optional items

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