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Mexico Volcano Mountaineering



Basic Equipment

  • Climbing Pack (50-70L)
  • Day Pack (25-30L)
  • Sleeping Bag (0 degree)
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Sunglasses (full coverage style)
  • Goggles
  • 2 One Liter Water Bottles
  • Headlamp w/ Extra Battery
  • Compass
  • Insulated Mug, Bowl and Spoon
  • Personal First Aid Kit (w/ blister supplies, personal medication, and toiletry items)
  • Lip Balm
  • Sun Screen


  • 3 Pair Socks (synthetic or wool)
  • 1 Pair Sock Liners (synthetic or wool)
  • Light Hiking Boot or Trail Shoe
  • Sandals (recommended)
  • Gaiters
  • Pair Shorts
  • Pair Medium to Expedition Weight Long Underwear Bottoms (wool or synthetic)
  • Shell Pants (water and windproof)
  • Light Weight Short Sleeve Top (wool or synthetic)
  • Medium to Expedition Weight Long Sleeve Top (wool or synthetic)
  • Fleece or Soft Shell Jacket (wool or synthetic 
  • Down/Synthetic Fill Parka or Two Extra Fleece Tops
  • Shell Parka or Jacket (wind and water proof)
  • Pair Glove Liners
  • Gloves or Mittens with Waterproof Shell (wool or synthetic)
  • Winter Hat (wool or synthetic)
  • Neck Gaiter
  • Baseball or Sun Hat
  • Handkerchief/Bandana (Optional)
  • Set of Traveling/Street Clothes

Technical Equipment

  • Single or Double Mountaineering Boots
  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Adjustable Trekking Poles

Other Items That are Nice to Have

  • Camera
  • Duct Tape (wrap some on a pencil, water bottle, or trekking pole)
  • Reading Material
  • Spanish Phrasebook
  • Journal and Pencil (Rite-in-the-Rain recommended)
  • Deck of Cards 
  • DON’T FORGET YOUR PASSPORT!--No visa necessary


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