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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

Are you ready to join us on a polar expedition?

Here are your PolarExplorers Forms. To register please complete and return the PolarExplorers Application. We will send you an invoice for your deposit.

Download Now PolarExplorers Application
Download Now Planning Your Polar Adventure
Download Now PolarExplorers Medical Form
Download Now PolarExplorers Insurance Form
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