Equipment
PHOTOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT
There are a few photography essentials that I recommend taking with you on the trip:

  • Your main and backup cameras
  • Digital camera batteries and camera battery replacements
  • Wide-angle lens, for example 16-35
  • Regular lens 24-70
  • Telephoto lens 70-200 or 100-400
  • Lens hood, polarizing and ND filters
  • Lens cleaner, charger
  • Main and back-up memory cards
  • Camera bag and rain sleeve (shower cap) to protect your camera from rain
  • Tripod
  • Flashlight
  • Laptop to download footage
GEAR
Essential gear and clothes for the Dolomites:

  • Lightweight waterproof Gore-Tex-like costume, jacket and pants
  • Windproof Windstopper-like costume, jacket and pants
  • Lightweight down jacket or vest
  • Fleece jacket
  • Fleece hat
  • Hiking boots
  • Lightweight sneakers
  • Rubber boots
  • Gloves
  • Thermal underwear (base layer)
  • A shift of clothes (change of underwear)
  • Baseball cap
  • Personal hygiene products
  • First aid kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Lip balm
  • Electronic devices: cell phone with Internet access
  • Charges, shoe laces
In winter season add:

  • Down suit: jacket + pants
  • High winter boots (comfort up to -30)
  • Warm hat
  • Down gloves or mittens
  • Ski mask
  • Crampons