There are so many factors affecting what to wear on summit night, the wind, the temperature, how you are feeling, so my best advice is layers! Here is what I wear on 7000m peaks.
I’m often asked what to wear on my legs for summit night, especially for 7000m peaks? Here’s my advice for layering on your bottom half.
How’s your personal organisation? Knowing your gear, layering, glove systems, getting ready in sub-zero conditions, being on time and being ready to accept the unexpected. On paper all this appears so simple, but fumbling with gloves in a sub zero blizzard can result in frost bitten fingers very quickly. Read more about personal organisation.