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Kamchatka: where the Earth bares its soul

 

Gear List for trips to Kamchatka (standard programs)

  • CASUAL CITY CLOTHES 
    a few lightweight, easily washable items for city wear.
  • SHIRT
    1 long-sleeve, 1 short-sleeve.
  • TROUSERS
    wool blend or pile pants (side-leg zippers are helpful); 
    lightweight, full-length pants;
    polypropylene, nylon or wool blends;
    light gaiters (excellent against scree on volcano ascents).
  • UNDERWEAR
    thermal top and bottom Regular, everyday type.
  • OVERWEAR
    pile jacket or heavy sweater;
    down vest;
    thick "Patagonia" jacket.
  • HEADWEAR
    bandanna;
    wool or pile hat;
    light sun hat with wide brim;
    mosquito's net.
  • FOUL-WEATHER GEAR
    Gore-Tex parka for rain and wind (must fit over bulky clothing);
    Gore-Tex windpants with side zips are best to get over your boots. 
  • HANDWEAR
    thick gloves (wool, pile or polypropylene);
    thin liner gloves.
  • SOCKS (bring 3 pairs) 
    heavy-duty (wool or pile);
    athletic-type (cotton or synthetic);
    polypropylene liners.
  • SLEEPING GEAR
    summer or 3 season sleeping bag (rated between +15F and +50F);
    sleeping pad, for in Kamchatka we spend a few overnights in tents. 
  • FOOTWEAR
    light hiking boots with traction soles;
    special footwear for rafting, otherwise Russian rubber boots are provided;
    runners leather boots for "Bear and volcanoes" program only.
  • EATING UTENSILS
    pocket knife;
    plastic bowl cup and spoon;
    two 1-quart plastic water-bottles.
  • CLIMBING GEAR
    daypack for summit climb;
    2000- 2600 cu" with ice axe loop. 
    Ski poles or telescoping poles are a good idea to have, but are not mandatory.
  • ACCESSORIES
    UVP sunglasses with side protectors;
    mosquito net;
    good repellent spray;
    first-aid kit;
    personal kit (soap, toothbrush, toilet articles);
    toilet paper;
    repair kit (needle, thread, nylon cord repair, repair tape, safety pins);
    headlamp with spare batteries;
    sunblock and lipstick (SPF 30+)
    small combination lock for duffels stuff bags (assorted sizes and colors);
    plastic zip lock bags (various sizes);
    towel;
    swimsuit;
    any prescription medications;
    watch/travel alarm.
  • OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENTAL FOOD
    dried soups, instant cereals, fig newtons, candy bars, power bars, dried grapes, dried fruit, peanut butter, hard candy, gumdrops, chewing gum, instant coffee, tea or cocoa, powdered drink mix (i.e.: gatorade).
  • OPTIONAL
    camera, lenses and film;
    reading/writing material;
    pictures of home, family, friends;
    rubber sink stopper for hotel sinks;
    adapter for any electrical appliances.
FOR TRAVELLERS:
General information
Gearlist
Maps
Getting there
Accommodation
Food
FAQ
Gallery
 
ITINERARIES:
The Fire Ring
Bears and  Volcanoes
Trekking to the Nalychevo Valley
Rafting Bystraya River
Kamchatka Odyssey
Tour to Karymsky volcano
Komandorsky Islands Adventure

 

Crater of the Gorely volcano with the lake in it

Crater of the Gorely volcano with the lake in it

Wild Russia / Neizvedanny Mir Company
Saint Petersburg, Fontanka embankment, 59

+7 812 703-3215

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+7 812 703-3249

Email: info@wildrussia.spb.ru

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