How to Have a Safe Hiking Trip?

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Choose a route that suits your air conditioning, the time you have and the type of soil you enjoy.  Get a geographic map or mountain guide.  Always check the weather forecast before going for hiking.

Keep it appropriate.  Work on ventilation and balance.  Make sure the path you select fits your ability.  At the beginning of the season, you should start with a moderate path; develop your endurance during the season.

If possible, align with a mountain climber.  Or it may be best to avoid walking alone.  And if you have to go it alone, it may be wise to select a more public road, and if you find it difficult, someone on the same road may be there to help. It’s good idea to go on family hiking trips but make sure to select a safe place.

Always bring your raincoat to prepare for the changing weather.  Avoid cotton clothes that do not insulate well when wet and dry very slowly. Make sure your climbing shoes fit.  Do not wear new shoes during long trips to avoid pimples and sore spots.  Check them for short climbs, or break them slowly by walking around your area first. Take the compass and geographic map of the area and learn how to use both.

Pay attention to the sights on the road and always check your map, even on clear roads.  Every so often, you have to turn around to see what the road looks like when you take the other road. This will make it easier for you to find your way back.

Don’t lose your partner or team. Always be on the lookout for your team and meet at any crossroads. Carry a whistle at your fingertips. Three whistles are a universal signal of help. Drink regularly to prevent dehydration. Do not drink water from ponds or streams unless you have boiled it, filtered it, or treated it with cleansing tablets.

Here Are Few Possible Tips

·         Map Or Compass

The map not only tells you where you are and how far you can go, but also helps you find camps, water, and an emergency exit.  A compass helps you find your way through unfamiliar terrain, especially in inclement weather.

·         Drink Water

Without hydration, you are more prone to hypothermia, making you more prone to altitude sickness.

·         More Food

You do not know when you will be ready for a party, but be prepared.

·         Rain Clothes

The weather is unpredictable, especially above the tree line, so bring extra layers.  Remember to avoid cotton. Wear a hat and gloves.

·         First Aid Kit

Take a basic first aid course to learn how to treat potential road injuries.

·         Knife

You will need a knife for all kinds of emergency repairs.

·         Flashlight

If you get stuck on the road after dark, a flashlight will help you find your way.  Make sure you pack extra batteries.

·         Accommodation

If you do not return before sunset, pack a light, quick drink for a good night’s sleep.

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