Finally, your favorite trekking destination in the world is going to start in a while and your selection is going to naturally bring a level of excitement, fun, frolic, and Adrenalin rush. Yes, considering the much-awaited adventurous trip, you need to equally decide for yourself regarding the selection of boots, gear, and how well you can hold all the essentials in your bag (without making them too excessive). Six tips that you can use in your next Trekking Adventures.
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Yes, there are considerations that need your instant introspection, since your bag has to weigh less if you want the graph of your excitement to reach the zenith.
Now, let’s take a look at the tips to adhere while you trek:
Choose the perfect boot
Trekking is all about stepping onto rocky and uneven surfaces where you require comfort and softness of the best shoes which may lessen the impact arising out of obstacles such as the sharpness of rocks or thorns along the way. Therefore, your selection of boots should be based on considerations such as stability, where your ankles should get adequate support. Long hours of trekking may even sweat your feet, so choose wisely from fabric boots, leather boots etc. Carry trekking poles have a lot of benefits, can help you for a less strain ‘trekking trip’
Do you know that taking the support of poles while you trek reduces the strain on your legs? Yes, especially on ankles and knees, and after the end of the day, as you resign yourself to bed, you feel comparably less exhausted to start afresh for the next day.
Choose ‘perfect’ clothing
If there is an uncertainty that is associated with the Everest base camp trek, then it has to be the unpredictability of the weather. You can never expect how the weather is going to turn in the next minute. If there is a sun-shine, there can even be a downpour next. You need to carry a waterproof jacket which should at least cover your hips. Yes, waterproof over pants are another essential accessory not to miss.
Pack light for ease of mind
Do you know that we unknowingly ensure a less taxing, less cumbersome trip if the very own “trekking bag” which we are supposed to carry is ‘light’. Yes, it is the human tendency to feel lighter with both mind and body when there is minimum possible baggage to attend. For the same reason, you need to shop for lightweight clothing with the minimum required packing.
Yes, trekking is like setting to a whole new world by exploring Mother Nature. So, obviously, amongst the most necessary things which you won’t associate with businesses, is the use of ATMs. So, you may not find them for days together. Hence, it is preferred to carry cash for an easy and enjoyable experience.
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Dehydration is something which you don’t want. So, carry enough water between the journey and destination, especially right from the lodge you make a home for the night.
Finally, aforesaid are the Top 6 tips to adhere to for your trek. Make your trip enjoyable and fun like never before, and enjoy every second of life to the fullest, too.
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