Hiking is an exciting adventure. It can bring together families and can strengthen friendship bonds. To make it a pleasant and memorable experience, however, you’ll have to make sure that you do things right. And doing things right means being prepared.
You need to know what kind of hiking equipment you should bring. The simplest way to do this is to divide your equipment according to categories. Here is an example of how you should classify you useful hiking equipment:
• Bags and Carriers – Includes your backpack and your waist bag
• Food and Drink – Includes your food pack, water container, and snack bag
• Safety Gear – Includes your first aid kit, matchsticks/Firestarter, flashlight, and your hiking stick. Don’t belittle the necessity of your hiking poles. They can provide assistance when you are least expecting.
• Miscellaneous Items – Other items you might want to bring, like a digital camera or mobile phone
• Clothes and Footwear – Includes the clothes you wear, your shoes, and even your headgear
Once you have these ready, you’re good to go!