Mount Fay & The Neil Colgan Hut - Required Equipment List

Equipment:

  • Trekking Pole
  • Water Bottle 1L
  • Leather Mountaineering Boots
  • Sunglasses + Spares
  • Blister Kit (optional, but strongly suggested)
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Pack 35-45L (if bringing a larger, non-compressible sleeping bag 50L is suggested)
  • Gaiters (optional)

Cloud Nine Guides Will Provide The Following Gear if Requested:

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • 3 Locking Carabiners
  • 120cm sewn sling
  • ATC / Tube Style Belay Device
  • 2 Prussik Cords / 5m long x 6mm diameter, min 10kn strength

 

Clothing:

  • Socks
  • Base Layers (top and bottoms, wool or synthetic)
  • Mid Layers (approx 200 weight, wool or synthetic insulation)
  • Softshell Jacket & Pants
  • Gore-Tex Jacket & Pants
  • Buff Style Neck Tube
  • Warm Hut (able to fit under helmet)
  • Sun Hut
  • Heavy Gloves (primarily for warmth when stopped)
  • Lightweight, Dexterous, Climbing Specific Golves (2 Pairs)
  • Lightweight & Warm Down or Synthetic Insulated Parka

 

Overnight Items:

  • Alarm Clock
  • Toiletries + Small Hand Sanitizer
  • Headlamp with Fresh Batteries
  • iPod or Similar
  • Ear Plugs
  • Hut Footwear
  • Lightweight Sleeping Bag