From what to pack to how to stay in contact, here's what should be on your hiking gear list, and how to be prepared for a hiking adventure.
Hiking holidays are a great way to spend your time off, and hiking new trails or exploring areas you've never visited before is part of the excitement. Often, people do a bit of hiking while they are packing their trip with other activities and do not specifically plan for their outdoor adventure, ultimately forgetting to pack essential hiking equipment. When you're in an unfamiliar area and have set off on foot unprepared (often in a hurry), the odds will be against you. Next time you head out on an outdoor adventure, here's a list on the essential safety items you must put in your daypack before you go hiking.
Article from World Nomads What do you really need in a travel medical kit? Our roving medical expert, Dr Erik McLaughlin MD, shares the essential first aid items you must carry wherever you go in the world. Before your trip beings, start planning what you would need in your medical kit. A good travel first-aid kit contains just enough to deal with potential problems, but still light enough to be carried.
Before you begin to think about building a travel medical kit, you need to find out a few things:
How many people are you traveling with? What are their ages? Where are you going? How many days are you traveling? What activities will you be doing? How far away from advanced medical care will you be? Does anybody you're traveling with have prior medical problems? What I use