Equipment Advice

Mandatory equipment Inthanon 6, Inthanon 5, and Inthanon 3 :

  • Pack destined to transport mandatory gear throughout the race.
  • Mobile phone (smartphone strongly recommended): the runner must be reachable at any time before, during and after the race:
    • mobile phone with international roaming allowing for its use in the country (load into its memory the organisation’s security numbers, don't mask your number and don't forget to leave with the battery fully charged)
    • Keep the phone on, airplane mode is prohibited and could give rise to penalties.
    • For smartphones: LiveRun application installed and activated.
    • An external battery is highly recommended
  • Personal beaker 150 ml minimum (bottles or flasks with lids are not accepted)
  • Supply of water of 1 litre minimum
  • 2 torches in good working order with spare cells/batteries for each torch Recommendation: 200 lumens or more for the main torch
  • Survival blanket of 1.40m x 2m minimum
  • Whistle
  • Self-adhesive elasticated bandage which can serve as a bandage or strapping (minimum 100 cm x 6 cm)
  • Food reserve Recommendation: 800kcal (2 gels + 2 energy bars each of 50-65g)
  • Jacket with hood which will withstand bad weather in the mountains and made with a waterproof* and breathable** membrane (eg. Outdry)
    *minimum recommended 10,000 Schmerber
    **RET recommended inferior to 13
    • the jacket must, imperatively, be fitted with an integrated hood or one which is attached to the jacket by the original system designed for that purpose by the manufacturer.
    • the seams must be sealed.
    • the jacket must not have sections of fabric which are not waterproof, but air vents fitted by the manufacturer (under-arm, in the back), since they do not damage in any obvious way the impermeability, are accepted.
    • It is the runner's responsibility to judge, with these criteria, if their jacket fits the regulations stated and so bad weather in the mountains, but, during a check, the judgment is made by the person in charge of the check or the steward.
  • Long-legged trousers or race leggings OR a combination of legging and socks which cover the legs completely. (Optional for Inthanon 5, and Inthanon 3)
  • Cap or bandana or saharian cap or Buff®
  • Additional warm second layer (Optional for Inthanon 5, and Inthanon 3) : a warm second layer top with long sleeves (cotton excluded) of a weight of a minimum of 180g (men's size medium (M) ) OR the combination of a warm long sleeved underwear (first or second layered cotton exclude) of a minimum weight of 110g (men's size medium (M) ) and a durable water repellant (DWR protection) windproof jacket*
    Note (*) : the wind-proof jacket does not replace the obligatory waterproof jacket, and vice versa
  • Warm gloves (Optional for Inthanon 5, and Inthanon 3)
  • Copy OR original passport/ID card

All clothing must be the correct size for the competitor and without having been modified in any way after leaving the factory.

You carry this equipment in a pack which must be tagged during race-bib distribution and is not interchangeable during the race.

Other recommended equipment (list non exhaustive)

  • Hat
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Spare warm clothing, indispensable in the case of cold or wet weather or in the case of injury.
  • Poles in the case of rain for your security on slippery ground
  • Vaseline or anti-heat cream
  • A sum of a minimum of 500 Baht (for contingencies).
  • Reusable bowl
  • GPS watch
  • Knife or scissors for cutting elasticated bandage
  • Emergency sewing kit...

If you choose to take poles, it is for the duration of the race. It is forbidden to start without poles and acquire them during the course of the race.

No poles are authorized in the drop bags.

The use of poles will be forbidden in certain zones, if any, along the route marked by specific signs, for the security or environmental reasons. Runners will be notified prior the race day, if any.

Mandatory equipment Inthanon 1 :

  • Pack destined to transport obligatory equipment throughout the race.
  • Mobile phone (smartphone strongly recommended): the runner must be reachable at any time before, during and after the race:
    • mobile phone with international roaming allowing for its use in the country (load into its memory the organisation's safety numbers, don't mask your number and don't forget to leave with power bank or the battery fully charged)
    • Keep the phone on, airplane mode is prohibited and could give rise to penalties.
    • An external battery is highly recommended
  • Personal beaker 150 ml minimum (bottles or flasks with lids are not accepted)
  • Supply of water of 1 litre minimum
  • 1 torch in good working order with spare cell/batteries Recommendation: 200 lumens or more
  • Survival blanket of 1.40 m x 2 m minimum
  • Whistle
  • Self-adhesive elasticated bandage which can serve as a bandage or strapping (minimum 100 cm x 6 cm)
  • Food reserve Recommendation: 800 kcal (Advice: 2 gels + 2 energy bars each of 50-65 g)
  • Jacket with hood which will withstand bad weather in the mountains and made with a waterproof* and breathable** membrane (eg. Outdry)
    Note (*) : minimum recommended 10,000 Schmerber
    (**) : RET recommended inferior to 13
    • The jacket must, imperatively, be fitted with an integrated hood or one which is attached to the jacket by the original system designed for that purpose by the manufacturer.
    • It is the runner's responsibility to judge, with these criteria, if their jacket fits the regulations stated and so bad weather in the mountains, but, during a check, the judgment is made by the person in charge of the check or the steward.
  • Cap or bandana or Buff®

All clothing must be the correct size for the competitor and without having been modified in any way after leaving the factory.

You carry this equipment in a pack which must be tagged during race-bib distribution and is not interchangeable during the race. All mandatory equipment must be carried throughout the event. Mandatory equipment inspection will be set at the site before and during the event.

Other recommended equipment (list non exhaustive)

  • For smartphones: LiveRun application installed and activated.
  • Spare warm clothing, indispensable in the case of cold or wet weather or in the case of injury.
  • Additional warm second layer : a warm second layer top with long sleeves (cotton excluded) of a weight of a minimum of 180 g (men's size medium (M) OR the combination of a warm long sleeved underwear (first or second layered cotton exclude) of a minimum weight of 110 g (men's size medium (M) ) and a durable water repellant (DWR protection) windproof jacket*
    Note (*) : the wind-proof jacket does not replace the obligatory waterproof jacket, and vice versa
  • Poles in the case of rain for your safety on slippery ground
  • Hat
  • Warm gloves
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Vaseline or anti-heat cream
  • Reusable bowl
  • GPS watch
  • Knife or scissors for cutting elasticated bandage
  • Emergency sewing kit...

If you choose to take poles, it is for the duration of the race. It is forbidden to start without poles and recuperate them during the course of the race.
No poles are authorized in the drop bags.
The use of poles will be forbidden in certain zones, if any, along the route marked by specific signs, for the safety or environmental reasons. Runners will be notified prior the race day, if any.