Vatnajökull Glacier Crossing Equipment List

Upon registration you will receive a comprehensive equipment list as well as consultation from PolarExplorers on your personal kit. 

  • Sleeping system (sleeping bags and sleeping pads)
  • Skis, boots, bindings and poles
  • Skins for your skis
  • Crampons
  • Ice ace
  • Climbing harness
  • 3 locking carabiners
  • 3 non locking carabiners
  • 3 pussiks (13, 6 & 5 foot lengths prior to being tied in a loop)
  • Daypack / rucksack
  • Headlamp / head torch
  • 1-2 liter wide mouthed water bottle with insulated cover(s)
  • Wool or synthetic base layer (top & bottom)
  • Wool or synthetic mid layer (top & bottom)
  • Windproof and waterproof breathable jacket and pants
  • Synthetic insulated parka or waterproof down parka
  • 2-3 pair wool or synthetic blend ski socks
  • Camp booties with sole
  • Gaiters
  • 2 pair gloves
  • Windproof / waterproof overmitts
  • Ski goggles
  • Sunglasses / glacier glasses
  • Facemask
  • 1-2 wool or synthetic hat
  • Sun hat with brim
  • Sun block
  • Pee bottle
  • Personal toiletries

Email Us
Phone 1.847.256.4409
Toll-Free USA/CAN. 800.732.7328


Email Us
Phone 1.847.256.4409
Toll-Free USA/CAN. 800.732.7328

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