The material section is certainly a determining factor in the EVEREST TRAIL RACE. Being a race of self-sufficiency level of equipment means that runners must focus attention on this point, taking care of the relationship between material performance and its weight.

The organization requires a minimum of mandatory equipment to face the race with guarantees, having regard only to the runner’s safety.

Mandatory equipment and personal effects of each participant must be a minimum total weight of 3,5 kg. and up to 7 kg.

  • Backpack
  • Water containers, total minimum volume 1l.
  • Sleeping bag, recomended confort tra -10ºC ( special attention to the temperatures in the area in November)
  • Headlamp + replace batteries, 150 lumens minimum
  • 10 safety pins
  • Compass
  • Lighter
  • Watch
  • Metal knife
  • Antiseptic skin and basic first aid materials
  • Whistle
  • Survival blanket
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Warm clothing (Jacket light down)  and Rain wear ( Jacket wiht hood and Pant) with membrain  “Gore-tex” or similar,  (special care to existing temperatures in the area in November)
  • Warm base-layers, Long tights and long sleeves ( recommend to use at the end of each day)
  • Roadbook
  • Passport

Though Organization does not demand as mandatory material the canes, its utilization is advisable, given the characteristics of the area. The organization also recommends vaseline or anti-friction cream, sunglasses, sun lotion, ...