MOUNTAINEERING The 10 Essentials

As a mountain climber, trekker and hiker the gear it’s a vital importance when you are planning an adventure. Exists thousands of different brands that offer a wide variety of technologies, usages and prices. Adventurers has different philosophies about how to experience in the outdoors and that way of thinking will make them choose the gear that will fit them for their adventures. Some adventurers like to take all the gear without considering the weight, they just want to be comfortable and safe while others like to travel light as a feather, and travel as fast as possible.  This choice has a lot to consider depending of the project that you want to achieve and the environment where you will be involving.

But there is essential gear for multiday travel that you never have to take for granted, even if you like to travel as a feather.

 

  1. Navigation
  • Compass
  • Map accurate as possible
  • Gps
  1. Illumination
  • Headlamp
  • Extra batteries or any source of power
  1. Fisrt Aid kit
  1. Fire
  • Matches or lighter
  • Fire starter
  1. Nutrition
  • Well Planned food supply
  1. Hydratation
  • Hydratation system
  • Water treatment 
  1. Shelter
  • Tent
  • Byvack
  • Tarp
  • Hammock
  • Or reflective blanket
  1. Sun protection
  • Sunscreen at least 30 UV
  • Sunglases
  • Hat
  1. Insulation
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Vest
  • Pants
  • Socks
  • Sleeping bag
  • Gloves, etc..
  1. Tools and cookware
  • Knife
  • Any kind of cookware device with fuel

 

 

 

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