Morocco summer kit list

This is a suggested kit list to help you to think of all the things that you may need. You may have preferred equipment that you have found works for you in these environments and activities. If so then feel free to adapt the contents below. Please also speak to us if you have any questions before buying any new or expensive gear.

BAGS
Max 90 Litre, 20kg, Duffle bag (carried by the mules)
35-45 Litre Rucksack (carried by you)
Small stuff sacks, waterproof, various sizes, inside duffle/pack.

CLOTHING

OUTER - SHELL
Waterproof shell jacket breathable
Waterproof shell trousers breathable
Gaiters goretex or equivalent (optional but useful)

OUTER- WARM
Warm insulated jacket for evenings eg fleece/primaloft

MID-LAYERS
Warm Wool/fleece top
softshell jacket (optional but useful)
Insulated Gilet (optional but useful)
Trekking trousers (synthetic)

Trekking shorts, must cover knees (synthetic)

BASE-LAYERS
Long sleeved light weight base layer top x2-3 (synthetic)
Light base layer leggings / running tights (optional)
Underwear (synthetic dries quicker)

HEAD-WEAR
Warm hat to cover ears
Buff (optional)
Wide brimmed Sun Hat or cap with neck veil
Sun glasses

HANDS
Insulated windproof gloves
Thin liner gloves (optional)

FOOTWEAR
Thin liner socks(optional)
Trekking socks
General socks
Lightweight but sturdy trekking boots* with good ankle support
Crocs/sandals/flip flops (optional)

*Please note that due to the terrain walking shoes are not suitable as they do not provide sufficient support or protection for your ankles and will allow grit to enter your shoes.

City / travel clothes (can leave at guesthouse- bring a spare stuff sack for them to go in)

SLEEPING
2-3 season sleeping bag (suggested comfort temperature -5degC or lower)
Compression sack for sleeping bag
Thick closed cell foam mat or self-inflating mat eg thermarest

ELECTRICAL
Head torch & spare batteries
Watch with light and alarm
Camera, memory card & batteries (optional but strongly reccommended!)
Solar charger (optional)
MP3 player (optional)
Roaming, Unlocked or In-Country mobile phone (optional)

REPAIR KIT (optional but potentially useful)
Gaffer Tape
Super glue
Cable ties
Needle + extra strong thread
Multitool/penknife

EATING/DRINKING
2x 1 litre drinks bottles
Favourite high energy snacks eg chocolate, energy drink powder, energy gels, jelly cubes etc

OTHER
Toilet roll, in plastic bag plus spare zip-lok bag for waste paper
Ear plugs (optional but recommended)
Passport & copies, visa, insurance details, money, credit cards, plane ticket no.s
Waterproof pouch for documents
Books, Cards, Games
Diary & Pencil

MOUNTAIN HARDWARE
Walking Poles (optional)

PERSONAL WASH KIT (optional!)
Antibacterial hand gel
Wet wipes (optional)
Toothbrush with cover
Toothpaste
Roll on deodorant
Shaving gear & small mirror
Showergel/shampoo (<100ml for before/after trek)
Microfibre trekking towel

PERSONAL MEDICAL KIT
Paracetamol
Ibuprofen
Antiseptic Wipes
Adhesive Plasters
Blister Plasters
Zinc Tape
Insect Repellent
Antihistamine tablets
Sunblock Cream
Water Purification Tablets
Rehydration Sachets
Personal Medication as required:
  eg. Anti-Malarials, Asthma Inhalers, Insulin, Epi-Pen etc

Possible Additional Personal First Aid Items
Lip Salve
Throat Lozenges
Latex gloves
Crepe Bandage
Hydrocortisone Cream
Ciprofloxacin tablets (general antibiotic; prescription required)

Note: you must check with your GP for your personal suitability to all medicines and their possible side effects and interactions. Please inform us of the details of all regular medication that you intend to use though the course of your trip and any relevant allergies and medical history related to them. You also need to check the requirements and regulations of the airline and all countries visited in relation to medications. For example; laws governing transport of some pain control medication and the need keep insulin at a suitable temperature, ie not in the cargo hold.