Equipment List

Must:

  • backpack (40 liters)
  • alpine harness
  • crampons – make sure they fit the shoes
  • shoes fitting crampons and have been tested at least one day
  • climbing helmet (not cycle, nor skiing)
  • light gloves for glacier
  • sunglasses suitable for glacier - must be glacier rated, not just normal sunglasses
  • drinking water bottle (at least 1 liter)
  • sunscreen lotion
  • rain jacket

Optional:

  • head lamp
  • walking sticks
  • personal snack (lunch is provided)

Personal belongings:

  • toiletries
  • personal clothing, including layers
  • medication
  • warm clothing for evening

Equipment Rental:

It is possible to rent your outdoor equipment such as the harness and crampons. Below are links to shops in Switzerland that offer equipment rental:

We are happy to help with any questions about the required equipment. Please contact us at swiss@girlsonice.org