By DONALD ANTHONY. Hiking And Camping. Published at Friday, April 20th, 2018 - 01:23:02 AM.
Many of us take to the great outdoors to escape the tediousness of our daily lives. It`s a great place to get away from the stresses of our daily routines and can be quite therapeutic under the right circumstances. Under the wrong circumstances however the camping and hiking adventure can quickly become a nightmare. Here are a few pointers and suggestions that will keep your outdoor adventure enjoyable and worry-free.
Equally important are hiking and trail boots which protect our feet. These must be chosen with great discretion as the wrong shoes or boots can cause blisters and sores on the feet. Bootbay and Shoe buy have a truly amazing collection of hiking and trail boots which are shipped free to all customers.
Next the list of necessary supplies needed to safely proceed with our trip into the wilderness. Every trip into the outdoors requires us to carry a basic group of items that must be included in every backpack on the trail. These include water extra food a compass and maps first aid kit flashlight pocket knife or multitool waterproof matches and lighter space blanket twine or fishing line and extra clothing and rain gear. These items are for surviving the outing and should be carried every time you go into the wilderness. What I`m trying to say is even though you may not use these items having them and not needing them is much better than needing them and not having them.
As for general miscellaneous equipment a compass some light rope a can bottle opener a signal mirror and a first aid kit are very important. Extra batteries are a great idea as well if you have devices that require them. Just be mindful about the added weight. Finally clothing will need to be considered. If you are changing elevations the weather can change quickly as well. What started out in the 70 and 80`s can quickly turn into the 40`s and below especially as the sunsets. Don`t get caught without the proper sweaters or blankets. Likewise in the heat of the day having a good hat and sunscreen can prevent you from getting too much sun or even dehydrated. I also strongly recommend a good pair of sunglasses. Yea you guessed it; I forgot those too. Now that you are armed with these basic hiking and camping tips my hope is that you don`t make the same mistakes that I have made. If you plan appropriately and are well-equipped your experience should be safe and enjoyable. So no more excuses get out there and take on the great outdoors and have a blast doing it.
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