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


Running shorts/T-shirts for a run in BA


Socks (wool for landings/synthetic for running)




Running shoes – training or trail


Jeans/khakis and warm clothing




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




Stocking hat for warmth and race  


Sense of humor and spirit of adventure