Packing List – Chile

PACKING LIST – CHILE

OneSeed will provide all group equipment. You are responsible only for personal clothing and gear. The below is a list of suggested items for your expedition and does not included additional clothing/items you may want for Santiago or international travel. Luggage and clothing that is not required for the trail can be left in storage in Santiago.

Wondering about the weather? Read about more about Torres del PainePuerto Varas, or San Pedro de Atacama.

Documents and Logistics

__ International flights booked and confirmed to Santiago
__ Flight information submitted (http://oneseedexpeditions.com/arrival-information)
__ Passport valid through end of trip (*Passport and entry receipt must be carried at all times during expedition!)
__ Medical insurance card
__ Cash for tipping guides, souvenirs, incidents etc. (*Note: Please bring crisp US bills. Many places will not accept torn, wrinkled, or worn bills)

Expedition Gear

__ Change of clothes for Santiago - to be kept in storage during expedition
__ Backpack (for carrying your gear)
__ Down jacket (1)
__ Fleece jacket or vest (1)
__ Synthetic hiking pants (1)
__ Synthetic t-shirt (1)
__ Waterproof Jacket (1)
__ Rain pants (1)
__ Synthetic long underwear (top and bottom) (2)
__ Wool or synthetic hat (1)
__ Light gloves
__ Waterproof hiking boots
__ Nylon-wool blend socks (2-3)
__ Sandals (for walking around the lodges in the evening)
__ Day pack – should be light and easy to stuff in main pack when not in use (1)
__ Water bottle (1)
__ Headlamp
__ Sunscreen
__ Sunglasses
__ Laundry soap (optional)
__ Quick-dry towel
__ Personal toiletries and medicine
__ Sleeping bag w/ 30F rating (1)
__ Pack cover (1)

Other (optional)

__ Reading material for the trail
__ Hotel reservations for extended time in Chile (if applicable)
__ Guidebooks
__ Camera
__ Trekking poles (must fit inside pack for domestic flight)
__ Synthetic shorts
__ Bandana (for dust and wind)
__ Energy/protein bars (especially for vegetarians as non-meat sources of protein are scarce)
__ Swimsuits for Atacama / Trek and Sip hot springs
__ Outlet adapter
__ Zip-lock bags for waterproofing passport and other valuables