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Hamilton Outing Club

Ecuador Trip Equipment List

Backcountry clothing

__  3pr medium/heavy wool socks
__  3 pr liner socks
__  1 fleece top
__  1 fleece jacket
__  1 medium weight thermal top
__  *1 warm hat and neck gaiter, or balaclava
__  2 pr warm & waterproof mittens or gloves (1pr warm, 1pr medium)
__  *1pr medium weight thermal bottoms
__  1 swimsuit (or shorts as below)
__  *1pr fleece pants
__  *1 waterproof jacket
__  *1pr waterproof pants
__   1pr hiking boots (for 3 of the 5 climbs)
__  *1 pr plastic boots (for the two big peaks)


Frontcountry clothing

__  1 smart shirt (in case we feel dressy one night or or get to visit the President)
__  3 T-shirts
__  2-3prs pants (for in town and the rainforest)
__  2pr shorts (for hot springs & hiking)
__  3-6 pr underwear
__  3pr lightweight socks
__  1 sunhat
__  1pr sneakers
__ 1 pr Tevas/Chacos/what you wear in the summer


Equipment

__  *1 down jacket or vest
__  1 full coverage sunglasses or glacier glasses
__  *1 headlamp with 2x spare batteries
__  Watch w/alarm (or small alarm clock)
__   *Whistle
__  *Big backpack
__  * Day pack
__  *1 sleeping bag (rated to 25degF or more if you sleep cold)
__  *Sleeping pad
__  1 small towel
__   Toiletries (inc tampons etc as needed)
__   Sunscreen (spf 30+)
__   Lip stuff
__  1 bandana
__  *Harness
__  *Locking Carabiner
__  *Helmet
__  *1pr gaiters


Essentials

__  Passport in ziplock bag
__  Credit card and/or cash
__  Pen (for forms on the plane)
__  Drug prescription copies (and glasses prescription if needed)
__  Photocopy of passport info page
__  2x1 litre Nalgenes or 2l bladder (Camelbak etc)
__  Immodium
__  Diamox (as discussed)
__  Cipro (as discussed)
__  Motion Sickness (optional)
__  Malaria pills (as discussed)


Optional

__  Skinny travel pouch for in-town valuables
__  Camera and film
__  Journal
__  Playing cards
__  Inflatable neck pillow (for the plane)
__  Trashy novel
__  1 cotton sheet/bag liner

* items marked with an asterisk can be borrowed from the Outing Club during club hours