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Buy Trekking Equipment Before Your Trip

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Buying trekking equipment is a must do list, if you are planning for adventure trip! This will make your journey most comfortable and hassle free.

Your packing must include the following trekking equipment. All these  equipment are available online in Amazon or other online shopping store.

  • Underwear.
  • Lightweight Trousers.
  • Convertible Trousers.
  • Shorts.
  • Long Sleeve Shirt.
  • Short Sleeve Shirt/T-Shirt.
  • Lightweight Fleece.
  • Lightweight Waterproof Jacket.
  • Hiking shoes etc.

Do not forget to include these lists if you want more comfortable trekking for more than a week. These trekking equipment are for your comfort hiking or trekking.

  • Water purification (pump, tablets)
  • Water bottles (at least 3 liters total capacity)
  • Baseball cap (the sun is strong at all elevations)
  • Hiking poles (lessen the impact on your joints)
  • Sunglasses (essential when you cross snow line)
  • Head lamp with extra batteries
  • Reading materials (Amazon Kindle is the best)
  • Journal and pens
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Daypack (for your rain jacket, snacks, camera, etc.)
  • Heavy-duty duffle bag (preferred by porters)
  • Gators (many people wear them but they are not mandatory)
  • Sun screen
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Toiletries (toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, floss, etc.)
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Face/body wipes
  • Biodegradable washing liquid
  • Throat lozenges, lip balm
  • Medications

Bring the highest SPF sunscreen you can find and wear a hat at all times. The sun’s rays are exceptionally powerful at altitude and you will find yourself especially exposed when there isn’t a cloud in the sky.

Walking stick: Highly recommended on most treks, especially for downhill sections. If you don’t bring a walking stick with you, then keep your eye out for a tree branch or limb that can be carved for the purpose.

Even if your meals are provided to you on a trek, it’s sometimes nice to have a little something to nibble on between stops. We usually bring a small stash combination of Snickers bars, a jar of peanut butter and crackers.

Always shop for backpack that is big enough to hold the essentials, yet not too big that it will weigh you down. Don’t forget to bring a rain cover to protect your backpack in storms.

Shoes may be the most important thing you bring with you so if you invest in one thing in advance, invest in a solid comfortable pair of hiking shoes.

Your shoes can literally make or break a trip. At the end of a long day of walking you may want to take off your hiking shoes and give your feet a rest. Flip flops or river shoes worn with socks are perfect.

You may be miles or days away from any doctor so be sure to have some basic medicines with you in case you (or others) fall ill.

Band-Aids, aspirin, Cipro (or other stomach antibiotic), Amoxicillin (or other basic antibiotic to treat sinus infections), rehydration packets, anti-flu powder (a packet that dissolves in water that breaks fevers may work better than a pill if someone has been throwing up), duct tape (magic in preventing and managing blisters).

Everything is ready, now book your discounted trip at Book Cheap Trip to enjoy your hiking with these trekking equipment!

(c) Mohen Naorem

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