Knapsack: Choose one suited to your stature.
Rainwear: Bring rainwear even if weather appears clear.
Change of clothes/cold weather gear: Bring gear to correspond to changes intemperature.
Hat/sunglasses: Protection against ultra-violet rays.
Trekking shoes: Wear sturdy-soled shoes.
Climbing poles: To help avoid tired legs.
Climbing irons: Necessary in winter.
Headlamps: Also flashlights are ok.
Food and drink: Bring ample water, and high-calorie foods that are easy to carry and consume.
Map/compass: Transparent maps are best.
Toilet paper: Paper should be water soluble.
Health insurance documentation: Bring a copy of your national health insurance card or other health insurance documentation.