Front Range Mountain Guides of Colorado

Pico de Orizaba Gear List

1 large duffel bag, lockable with lock
Large Backpack ( 5000 cubic inch or larger )
Summit Pack with One or Two Ice Axe Attachments ( 2000 cubic inches or 35 liters or larger )
Tent & Ground Cloth, 3 or 4 Season ( can be rented )
Sleeping Bag Rated to 0 degrees
2 - Sleeping Pads
Small Compressible Pillow ( If Desired )
LED / Spot Combination Headlamp and 2 Sets of Extra Batteries
Climbing Harness with Adjustable Leg Loops( can be rented )
2 Large Locking Carabiners
Ice Axe ( can be rented )
3- 4 Leash for Ice Axe
Trekking Poles ( can be rented )
Crampons with Anti - Snow Plates ( can be rented )
Bowl, Fork, Spoon
Stormproof Matches
Duct Tape
Ear Plugs
Pocket Knife
Book to Read
Camera in Protective Case
Sunglasses with Side Shields
Ski Goggles
5 - One Liter Water Bottles
4 - Insulated Water Bottle Parkas
Plastic Boots ( can be rented )
1 Emergency Space Blanket
Heavy Plastic Bag to fit over Backpack or Rain Cover
Handi Wipes and Purell Hand Disinfectant
2 Full Rolls of Toilet Paper in Ziploc Bags


Fleece pants and jacket or heavy wool sweater
2 - Midweight Polypro Tops
2 - Midweight Polypro Bottoms
1 pr. Polypro Long Underwear
1 Expedition Weight Polypro Top
Gortex Jacket and Pants or Bibs that fit over Fleece Pants
3 pr Heavy Socks
2 pr Liner Socks
Modular Mitts, fleece, Wool or Down Filled with Water-Resistant Shell Overmitts
Warm Hat that covers Ears
Headband that covers Ears
Pack Towel
Hiking Boots ( Can be Lightweight )
Light Gloves
Wicking Briefs
Down or Synthetic filled Jacket ( Optional )


Note : We will purchase food in the local town to supplement this list with fresh fruits and vegetables.

5 Dehydrated Dinners
3 - Cup a Soups
Energy Bars
Trail Mix
Tea / Hot Chocolate
Oatmeal for 5 Breakfasts
Powdered energy Drink Mix for 3 - 4 Liters

Personal Gear

Sunscreen SPF 45 +
Lip Balm / Carmex
Moleskin or Foam
Pepto Bismol
Diamox ( Ask Your Doctor )
Cipro ( Ask Your Doctor )

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