Gear List - Climbing

Gear List - Climbing

So you’d rather go over it than around it? We think it’s more fun that way too. This gear list will help you get going onwards and upwards!

Clothing & Footwear

  • T-Shirt
  • Shorts
  • Neck gaiter
  • Climbing shoes
  • Sandals

If it’s cold, add in…

  • Rain jacket
  • Rain pants
  • Softshell jacket
  • Windproof fleece jacket
  • Thermals

Personal Items

  • Biodegradable soap
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Lip balm with SPF
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Basic first-aid kit
  • Travel towel
  • Sunglasses

Packs & Bags

  • Day pack
  • Climbing pack
  • Pack rain cover

Climbing Essentials

  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Chalk & bag
  • Rope bag & tarp
  • Protection gear
  • Quick draws
  • ATC device for belay & rappel
  • Belay gloves
  • Personal anchor system
  • Slings
  • Locking carabiners

Other Gear

  • Map & compass
  • Headlamp with spare batteries
  • Waterproof matches or lighter
  • Multi-tool or pocket knife
  • Food plus an extra day’s supply
  • Whistle & signalling mirror
  • Water bottles
  • Water purification tablets
  • Mobile phone
  • Camera, case & charger

Download/Print Gear List

Note: Download/print off this gear list and check it off as you pack. However, this gear list should be used as a guide only and is not exhaustive. It is important you do your own research based on your chosen destination, planned activities, weather conditions, time of year and experience.




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