Khan Tengri 2012 – Description of the expedition logistics (Part 2)

Technical gear

  • Petzl Lynx modular crampons for mixed climbing
  • Petzl Aztarex ice axe adze + Climbin Technology elastic leash
  • BD Couloir light alpine climbing harness
  • Y-shaped lanyard made with 8mm cord
  • Petzl Ascension right hand ascender (jumar) directly attached to one end of the lanyard
  • Auto-locking carabiner attached to one end of the lanyard (big one for easy handling with globes )
  • Two oval shaped light locking carabiners + normal carabiner
  • Petzl Reverso + figure 8 + HMS carabiner
  • Petzl Micro Traxion + compact pulley
  • Petzl Tribloc + prusik


Personal gear

  • Sleeping bag The North Face Inferno -20
  • Sleeping mattresses : Thermarest NeoAir All Season + Thermarest Z Lite + Repair kit
  • Quechua inflatable seat / pillow


Group gear



  • Leatherman multi-tool knife
  • Waterproof matches and candle
  • Zip ties
  • Whistle
  • Head torch Petzl Tikka, spare batteries
  • Central Asia guide, topographic maps, climbing book
  • Praying flags
  • Waterproof bag
  • Pee bottle 1L
  • 2x700ml insulated water bottle Zefal Antartica
  • Water bladder for backpack



  • Digital Camera Canon G12, spare battery, charger, 8GB SDHC memory card SanDisk Ultra, spare 4GB SDHC SanDisk, micro tripod, cleaning set
  • Helmet digital video camera Cam Sports HD, 16GB micro SDHC memory card SanDisk Ultra, spare 4GB micro SDHC
  • 16GB memory stick
  • 2GB MP3 player Ipod Suffle , micro speaker, USB charge cable (same for both)
  • Pedometer
  • Pulse oximeter
  • Nokia N95 mobile phone, charger
  • USB charger for iPod, speaker, video camera, pulse oximeter (same for all)
  • USB data cable
  • GPS Garmin 62s with scanned topo maps and birdseye satellite imagery, spare batteries
  • SPOT Satellite GPS Messenger, spare batteries Energizer Ultimate Lithium
  • Suunto Core watch with altimeter/barometer, spare battery
  • Lithium batteries Energizer Ultimate for radio


Food supplements

  • Sea to Summit aluminum pan and isolated mug
  • Isostar glucose gels and tablets. Gu electrolyte drink tablets and Elete natural electrolyte concentrate
  • Aptonia 35g protein bars


First Aid Kit


Toiletries and personal care



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