EQUIPMENT LIST


These equipments list are suggested to trainees of Entry Exam for Aspirant Guide Course, different components of Aspirant Guide Course and Mountain Guide Course (Exam). These equipments should be arranged by respective trainees on courses and the equipments should be Union International Alpine Association (UIAA) recognised.
 
Equipment List for Rock/Alpine Entry Test
 
Helmet
 
Harness (Appropriate for alpine rock, ice climbing and mountaineering
 
Mountaineering boot 
 
Snow gaiters (supper or over) 
 
Rock climbing shoes 
 
Chalk powder and bag
 
Belay device (Riverso,  Petzl or guide, Black diamond)
 
Non screw gate Karabiners - 2
 
Screw gate Karabiners (HMS) - 2
 
Harness (Appropriate for alpine rock, ice climbing and mountaineering)
 
 
Ice Axe (semi technical 70 centimeter length with leash) 
 
Ice tool
 
Crampon (semi rigid system) with step in or four strap system appropriate for Alpine ice climbing and general mountaineering)
 
Mountaineering boot 
 
Snow gaiters (supper or over) 
 
Belay device (Riverso, Petzl or guide, Black diamond)
 
Non screw gate Karabiners 2
 
Screw gate Karabiners (HMS) 2
 
Equipment List for Aspirant Guide Course Component II
 
Helmet
 
Harness (Appropriate for rock climbing)
 
Rock climbing shoes 
 
Chalk powder and bag
 
Belay device (Riverso) Petzl or Black diamond
 
 
Ascender Device (Jumar) Petzl or Black Diamond
 
Non screw gate Karabiners 4
 
Screw gate Karabiners (HMS) 3
 
Quick draw (runner) 8
 
Double length tap sling 2m
 
Triple length tap sling 3m
 
Prusick cord 8 meter 6mm
1-Set chocks, wire hex or spring loaded Camming device SLCD six different size
 
Rock pitons 3
 
 
1 coil dynamic climbing rope size - single length 45m or 50m
 
Equipment Lists for Aspirant Course I - III and guide exam
 
Helmet
 
Harness (Appropriate for alpine rock, ice climbing and mountaineering)
 
Ice Axe (semi technical 70 centimeter length with leash) 
 
Ice tool
 
Crampon (semi rigid system) with step in or four strap system appropriate for alpine ice climbing and general mountaineering)
 
Mountaineering boot 
 
Snow gaiters (supper or over) 
 
Rock climbing shoes 
 
Chalk powder and bag
 
8m prusick cord 6mm
 
Double length tap sling 2m
 
Triple length tap sling 3m
 
Ascender device (Jumar) petzl or Black diamond 
 
Belay device (Riverso, Petzl or (Guide, Black diamond
 
Belay device Figure of eight
 
Pulley device
 
Non screw gate Karabiners 4
 
Screw gate Karabiners (HMS) 3
 
Quick draw (runner) 8
 
Ice screw different length and diameter 10 to 22 centimeter 3
 
Rock pitons 3
 
1-Set chocks, wire hex or spring loaded Camming device SLCD six different size
 
1- Coil Dynamic Climbing rope size: single, length: 45m or 50m
These Layers and clothing are suggested to respective trainees who are interested to enroll on entry exam of Aspirant Guide Course, different components of Aspirant Guide Course and Mountain Guide Course. These Layers and Clothing should be capable to bear up to the altitude of 6000m (even in winter). 
 
Head wear 
1 - Fleece or woolen hat
1- Face musk
1 - Shaded hat 
1 - Balaclava 
1- Glacier glasses 100% UV protection with side shield and a hard sided storage case (Julbo or Cebe)
1-Sun glasses (also with UV protection)
1-Ski goggles with UV protection
 
Hand wear 
2 pair liner gloves thin wool or thermal
1 pair warm gloves fleece
1 pair expedition shell gloves
1 pair Gore-Tex mitten gloves
 
Upper body wear 
2 -Inner vests 
2- T-shirt 
2-Highneck with long sleeve 
1-Fleece Jacket with wind stopper 
1-Thermal warm jacket for 3rd layer
1-Gore –Tex Jacket with hood 
1-Down jacket 700+ down filled
 
Lower body wear
2-Under wear
2-Nylon pants for trekking and around camp
2-Fleece or Thermal trousers 
1-Fleece warm pants wind stopper
1-Gore-Tex pants
1-Down pants
3 pair liner shocks 
2 Pair trekking shocks 
3 Pair climbing and mountaineering thick shocks
1 Pair sandal 
1 Pair trekking boot
 
Miscellaneous
2-Sun lotion 118ml (SPF 30 to 50)
2-Lip balm 4.8 g (SPF 30)
Both stick with enough long cord or strap to hang on your neck
1-Foot powder antibacterial 75g
1-Head lamp (Petzl Tika-Zipka or Black diamond)
Enough batteries AAA or AA size 1.5 volts
1-Lighter high performance in cold temperature 
1-Diry book for personal memoranda 
1-Pen or pencil 
2-Water bottle 1000ml (Nalgen or Sigg brand)
1-Pee bottle 1000ml
1-Small stainless steel thermos
1-Pair Ski pole
 
Wash kit
1-Wash bag with zipped 
2-Tuthpaste 500g
1-Tuthbrush
1-Face washes soap in box antibacterial
30-Stick cotton bud
1-Razor 
1-Nail clippers 
1-Towel
 
Repair equipment 
1-Duck tap enough roll
1-Nylon tap enough roll
1-Sewing needle with enough thread 
1-Supper glue
1-Swiss Army Knife with multi tools system
 
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