Alpaca Pack: Essentials for minimalist backpacking and trekking

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Your next journey is coming soon and you’re the type that does not over pack and only needs the essentials. Every item has a multi-purpose and should be able to last your entire trip. If you love Alpaca wool and a backpacker minimalist, we have your Alpaca Pack. Below is a list of necessary items that will save you during your backpacking trip especially if your trekking through Machu Picchu or other parts of Peru. Expect all types of extreme weather conditions in Peru from freezing cold to windy to sunny and extremely hot.

1. Alpaca wool Beanie:

  • Unexpected rain: Alpaca beanie keeps your head dry and wicks off rain
  • Does not absorb water so your clothes do not get wet when you pack it
2) Alpaca wool Snood / Neckwarmer / Neck gaiter:
  • Wind repellent: protects from the dust and wind
  • Needed at night for additional warmth

3) Alpaca wool Baselayer:

  • Perfect for a sunny day and a light breeze
  • Naturally protects against solar radiation
  • Breathable for when you sweat
  • Half Zip for a better cold down

4) Alpaca wool Mid layer:

  • 2nd layer for cold nights and rainy season
  • Retains more warmth
  • Flexible fibers allows to hike freely

5) Alpaca wool Leggings:

  • Breathable and protects against winds
  • Keeps your leggings from cooling down
  • Perfect to wear under long shirts and dresses

6) Alpaca wool sweatpants:

  • Super soft and comfortable
  • Great to keep you warm at night

7) Alpaca wool socks:

  • Keeps your shoes and feet odor free
  • Does not absorb water and wicks off sweat
  • Does not cause chafing
  • Keep toes and feet warm

8) Alpaca wool insoles:

  • Extra warmth
  • Repels against water
  • Protects shoes from getting wet
  • Repels odor

9) Alpaca wool boxers / underwear:

  • Protects against odor
  • Super comfortable and warm

10) Alpaca Wool sports bra:

  • Wicks off sweat
  • Keeps chest warm and breathable

    All items require minimal hand washing and are wrinkle resistant. Alpaca wool base layers / mid layers can be worn on an evening out for dinner as the design is simple and black. Alpaca leggings are perfect for wearing under dresses or long tops. Alpaca fibers are naturally structured to be durable and withstand heat and freezing points. All items are necessary when backpacking especially through the Andes. And mostly importantly you take a bit of Peruvian culture back with you and can use it for your next adventures.

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