QUICK HIKING TIPS
Hiking is one the most adventurous activity which fill your mind & body with full of enjoyment. For safe & enjoyable hike you need to prepare your hike well before. Here are some of the quick hiking tips which would help you in maintaining that.
Go Along with group. Alone hiking can be risky at times. Always inform someone when you are going for hike & when would you return.
Carry out quality rain gear & turn back in bad weather. In case of wet or cold, it is vital to get dry & warm as quickly as possible, avoiding hypothermia.
Stay on trails. Taking shortcuts may cause erosion & raises your raises your chance of becoming lost. For alone hikers keep leaving marking which decreases chance of getting lost.
Dressing in layers. Choose clothing faric that wick, moisture, dries quickly & conserve heat.
Wearing full sleeves and bright colors, Do not dress children in camouflage. Do not rely on cell phones as they may not be reachable at many locations.
Never climb waterfalls. Always carry emergency kit – water, first aid kit, whistle, extra batteries for flashlight, energy food, trash bags.
All hikers (especially children and older adults) should carry a whistle, which can be heard from far away and takes less energy than yeslling. Three short vlasts is a sign of distress.
Hope this helps you in enjoying your hike! Have a wonderful hiking trip..
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