Clothing and Gear

Camping at Kentahua Meadow

Clothing and Gear

For trekking in cold conditions and moderate to high altitudes (3,000-5,000 meters), the following sources offer helpful information.

“Packing List of Hiking in Sichuan” at

“Trekking Tibet: A Traveler’s Guide”, 3rd Edition, by Gary McCue. Mountaineer’s Books, 2010

For a thoughtful take on clothing and gear for extreme conditions and super high altitudes (5,000-8,000 meters), check out the Gear pages at Their recommendations are suited for conditions well beyond the treks on this website, but fascinating and eye-opening nonetheless.