What to pack for your alpine adventure


General kit

  • Suncream, sunhat, sunglasses

  • Personal towel

  • Water bottle or hydration pack(s)

  • Comfy clothes that allow you to move freely

  • Swim-wear for lake swimming or white water if you fancy it

  • Rain-proof top layer or hard shell (hopefully you won't need it)

  • Down jacket or warm duvet style jacket

  • Day sack for carrying layers, lunches etc when hiking

  • Layers you can take on and off easily to adjust your temperature - warm in the day but can get chilly at night especially in huts.

Alpine kit



  • Yoga mat if you like to practice on your own mat

  • Running or approach shoes - for reaching climbing & hiking

  • Hiking boots

  • Climbing kit - rock shoes, harness, belay device, helmet

  • Ropes and climbing hardware - if you’re planning to climb unguided

  • For bikers - clothing including gloves and helmet.


Kit Hire

You can hire your climbing kit if needs be at our partner King's of Vallouise. All Alpine Fix customers & Women’s Adventure Club members will get a 20% discount on standard prices. No need to worry about calling and reserving kit in advance, you can easily pop in and collect it the day you arrive.