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For the three man Everest Team.

Tents
1 x Himalayan Hotel
5 x North Face VE25's
Base Camp tents - Wild Country, Vango

Portage
Barrels x 3 lg - main kit
Barrels x 2 md - GB

Cooking
6 x EPIGas gas stoves
30 x EPIGas sm gas cylinders

Ropes
3 x 50m 8.8 - 12mm dynamic
200m x 4mm polyprop
100m paracord

Oxygen
9 bottles x 3 litre Zvesda
6 regulators
6 masks
1 spider

Food
60 x Wayfarer real food - asstd flavours for climbing only
Beverage pkts, tea bags, coffee, super Noodles, soups (buy in KTM)
Pocket food - choc, sweets, trail bars, flavouring

Communication
1 VHF Base Set + antenna,
3 VHF handsets
1 Laptop + batts + case + accessories
1 satellite telephone unit + four batteries
1 Iridium handheld satphone + batts
1 solar panel - 12-15V, up to 3 amp output
Duct tape + tools + wires
Optional - solar charge controller, car battery, invertor, convertor, wire + plugs.

Miscellaneous
20 x 4.5V headlamp batts
Toilet paper - 60 rolls (buy in KTM)
Plastic bags - many, clear, ziplock
Toolbox -Assorted small tools
Snow shovels - 3
Spare tent poles, guys
Gamow bag
Video camera + accessories
Summit flags

Personal clothing
Bottom
Thermal underwear - 2 sets
Silk socks - 5 prs
Thick socks - 5 prs
Long sleeved white t-shirts - 2, loose

Mid
Fleece trousers - 1 pr
Polartec top - 2
Climbing shirt - 2 (1 white)

Outer
Pile salopettes - 1 pr
Fleece jacket - 2 ( thick pile & windstopper )
Down jacket
Down trousers
One piece pertex windsuit

Hands and hands
Thermal Gloves - 2 prs
Windstopper gloves - 2 pr
Fleece mitts - 2 pr
Goretex overmitts - 1 pr
Down mitts - 2 pr
Sunhat - 2 white
Thin balaclava - 2
Thick balaclava - 1
Mountain cap or woollen hat - 1
Neoprene facemask - 1

Feet
Asolo Expedition with high altitude inners - 1 pr ( size 9 )
Everest 1 sport - 1 pr ( size 9 )
Neoprene overboot - 1 pr
Hiking shoes - 1 pr
Base Camp moon boots - 1 pr
Down booties with cordura sole - 1 pr

Personal kit
Self Glacier glasses -1 pr
Walking poles - 1 set
Watch/altimeter - 1
Goggles - 1
Headlamp - 2

Rucksacks
Large volume sack - 1
Expedition sack - 1
TNF lg duffle - 1 each

Sleeping
5 season high camp bags - 3
Thermarest - 2 full length expedition
Sleeping mats - 2 full length thick
Overbags - 2

Climbing
Crampons - 1 set
Grivel + 1 spare strap ons
Harness with detachable leg loops - 1
Slings - 5 assorted tape
Karabiners - 3 x screwgate, 3 x snapgate
Descender - 1
Jumars - 1 set
Prussik loops - 1 set
Ice axe - 1 walking axe with strap
Ice screws - 2

General
Water bottles - 3
Water bottle covers - 3
Pee bottle - 1
Umbrella - 2
Compression sacks - 3
Suncream - 2 tins
Lipscreen - 3 sticks
Insulated mug - 1
Cutlery and plates
Repair kit for thermarest - 2
Spare laces - 2
Spare bulbs - 5
Lightsticks - 5
Books
Diary and writing material
Pocket knife
Toiletries

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