Packing List

 

Antarctica Marathon

Clothing & Gear Checklist

 

Recommended                                                                       Optional

 

 Winter Parka                                                                     Ski or glacier goggles

 

Swiss army knife, Leatherman or similar

 

Synthetic under-layer tops and bottoms (2 or 3 sets)     Plastic bags for wet clothing

 

Goretex or similar outer-layer                                          Wool gloves with open fingers for photo shooting

                                                                                                           

Rain gear/ waterproof slicker with pants                          Binoculars for wildlife viewing

 

Water resistant gloves insulated to about 0F/-18C          Dry-bags for cameras and other valuables carried in

                                                                                                                        zodiacs

Running shorts/T-shirts for a run in BA

 

Socks (wool for landings/synthetic for running)

 

Underwear

 

Running shoes – training or trail

 

Jeans/khakis and warm clothing

 

Toiletries/pharmaceuticals/dramamine

 

Medium size day-pack for landings and race day

 

Electrolyte drink or GU type carbohydrate replacement

 

Water bottles (3) - (you can buy some in Ushuaia)                     Expected temperatures:

 

Soft luggage - duffle bag or similar – try to bring only 1              Buenos Aires – 70-90F/20-32C

 

Camera with battery charger                                                            Ushuaia – 45-60F/7-16C

 

Electronic adapters/converters for European                               Antarctica – 0-35F/-18-2C

                        outlets and power

 

Sunglasses

 

Stocking hat for warmth and race  

                                               

Sense of humor and spirit of adventure