Ultimate Kilimanjaro® 2020 Gear Recommendations

Click the links below to view our specific recommendations on what to look for when putting your kit together for climbing Kilimanjaro. We cover everything from jackets, shirts and pants, to hats, socks and boots. We also discuss the best backpacks, duffel bags and water bottles.

Technical Clothing
Waterproof Jackets (rain jackets, hard shell jackets)
Insulated Jackets (down jackets, synthetic jackets)
Soft Jackets (fleece jackets, soft shell jackets)
Hiking Shirts (short sleeve shirts, long sleeve shirts, hooded shirts)
Hiking Pants (also hiking shorts, waterproof pants, fleece pants, underwear)

Headwear
Hats (caps, sun hat, beanies, balaclavas, neck gaiters)
Headlamp
Face Masks (face coverings, surgical masks, N95 masks) 

Handwear
Gloves (liners, mittens)

Footwear
Hiking Boots
Hiking Shoes (trail shoes, trail runners)
Hiking Socks (sock liners, toe socks)
Gaiters

Accessories
Sunglasses (sport sunglasses, glacier goggles, ski goggles)
Water Bottles (Nalgene bottles, hydration bladders)
Pee Bottle

Equipment
Sleeping Bags (down bags, synthetic bags, camp pillow)
Trekking Poles
Duffel Bags (gear bags)
Daypacks (backpacks)

Other
Snacks (meal replacements, energy bars, electrolytes)
Crampons (microspikes)

Note that these articles are updated regularly as specific products are discontinued and revamped. If the particular item is no longer available, just follow our guidelines and suggestions to find a similar item based on the properties we emphasize.

If you have any questions, contact us. We love talking about the latest and greatest hiking gear and equipment.

View Ultimate Kilimanjaro®’s comprehensive gear list here.

You can find all your outdoor gear at these preferred retailers:

REIBackcountryMoosejaw

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