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Necessary equipment for traveling to Kamchatka in winter

In the article we will analyze several options for winter trips to Kamchatka and the necessary sets of clothes / equipment for each of them. A bonus after reading will be our detailed checklist, which you can download!

Our main direction is freeride, but we also have a winter excursion program without freeride, where you can see and feel all the beauty of our region in a week. #wild_cool

So, if you have chosen the excursion program “Kamchatka in a week” and plan to collect things, remember that regardless of the program, layering in clothes is the main thing rule. List of things you will need for a comfortable trip:

  • Warm jacket and pants 
  • Thermal underwear (top, bottom) 
  • Fleece 
  • Mittens/gloves 
  • Buff/balaclava/hat 
  • Warm and regular socks 
  • Warm shoes 
  • Jeans 
  • Sweatshirt 
  • T-shirts 
  • Underwear 
  • Clothes for home and slippers 
  • Personal hygiene items

You can read more about the list in the checklist, which you will find at the end of our article.

Next, we will analyze the equipment for programs where off-piste skiing is provided - freeride. Here you will need to get even more serious about collecting things and equipment.
You will need:
  • Jacket and pants/overalls, windproof 
  •  Thermal underwear (top, bottom) 
  • Fleece 
  • Down jacket 
  • Mittens/gloves - 2 pcs 
  • Buff/balaclava/hat 2 pcs 
  • Rolling socks - 2 pcs. 
  • Thermal underwear.

Ski equipment:
  • Alpine skiing (+camus) or snowboard 
  • Ski or snowboard boots 
  • Sticks 
  • Helmet 
  • Mask - 2 pcs 
  • Protection 
  • Backpack 
  • Avalanche gear*

If you are missing something, you can use the option - equipment rental. Here you can rent equipment on a special offer for our guests. Avalanche equipment rental is included in the price of the freeride tour.*

We have considered what is important to take with you, of course, you need to remember that, regardless of the program, you must have an individual first aid kit with the necessary medicines, accessories, documents and personal hygiene items. Find out more about everything you need in our checklist. And if you print it out, you can check the boxes everywhere and not forget anything. And see you soon in Kamchatka this season!

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