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Equipment list needed to climb a 6000 summit

Gear list

For the summit day


From foot to head:



warm mountaineering boots

2 pair of warm socks

long thermic underpants

Impermeable overpants


2 carabiners

prussik corde

Ice axe

inner gloves

warm gloves (evtl. mitten)

long sleeved thermic under wear

polar fleece jacket

down jacket

hard shell jacket

35L backpack

2L liquid container

several buffs

warm hat






Hiking shoes

light pants

evtl. trekking poles

A big bag for the rest of the equipment

Overnight in a Refuge at 4900, 5130 or 5200m.


for more technical routes (french route, west face & more) you'll need one or two technical Ice axes

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