Six Basic Tips For Long Distance Hiking

The newbie hiking enthusiasts wish to have the same excitements for a prolonged time what means the itinerary should be larger than the older ones. But planning to hike for 50 miles make an extensive difference than your older 10 miles hiking experience in a row. You need a proper plan with greater confidence and build up a strong stamina to physically overcome the long distances. Because to be viewed once after once from one mountain to another mountain requires your full effort while you will get dirty, thirsty, cold, sweated and sunburned.

But all these common problems would be beaten by proper gearing up, confidence and your stamina. So let’s reveal those secrets how we can make us prepared for our very desired long distance hiking tour.

 

1)You Can Do It (Build Up Your Confidence)

Remember, you don’t need a monster body with extensive energy for your dreamy long mile hiking tour. Before stepping to the trail for the final journey you should have a strong achievement over the average type hike on the trail. This achievement gives a strong concept what you must regard to follow in the same way for your first long mile journey. If you have this achievement, the chances of your success at the peak in dreamy hiking adventure. So build up a strong stamina by regular cardio exercise and be mentally prepared to overcome the ascent, descent, rocks, muds, river, waterfall and anything with a strong and challenging mind on the  hiking trails.

 

2)Select The Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails

This is all about where to start and where to end as it happens in your previous short time of hiking tour. But this time the trail looks like unexpectedly long and you can be initially inconvenient to see the route map. But don’t be worried! Contact with the hikers who have the successful accomplishment on the same route and intend to their comments how they suggest you to hike in there. Moreover, you can also have the resources in the online where might have the details of trail conditions. If not that, the most simple way is read the blogs of other hikers who had a successful ending in there to acquire the idea and valuable tips.

 

3)Don’t Bring Any Excessive Stuffs

gearing up in the backpack

When you fill up your backpack with the compulsory stuff, like a tent, winter sleeping bag, water bottles, foods, your clothes and gears, the backpack would be loaded up with enough wait. But if you unconsciously add non-compulsory stuffs, then it might be cumbersome for you to bring that backpack for hundred or fifty miles. The lighter weight of your backpack determines the impressive comfortably to be conveyed. So keep the weight at a decent level to not fall in troublesome.

 

4)Bring A Pair of Lightweight Plastic Sandals

Wearing the hiking shoes is mandatory for long distance touring, because it ultimately protects the feet from the trail’s roughness and raises up your confidence and comfortability to stay walking on any circumstance. But the feet might be wet with the sweat after hours of times and unfortunately the excessive sweating and abrasion in the shoes probably a reason of blistering. So if there any inconvenience in the shoes after hours of walking, making a replacement for a while can be a fair decision. The plastic sandals aren’t efficient for hiking, but they might prove their effective side at least for a while.

 

5)Know How To Pitch The Tent And Camp

tent pitching

Sometimes you need to take a nap or  when the sun lights off you need the experience to camp for the night. So your previous camping experience would give a reliable solution to spend the night in a peaceful mind. The newbie campers might be troubled with this circumstance, but if your fellow hikers are wise with camping, then the circumstance can be easier for you.

 

6)Bring Tent Fly, Wear Waterproof Jacket, Waterproof Pant And Boots

The waterproof jacket, boots and pant give an incredible protection from the water. Whether it is rain, moisture or snow, these clothes boost up the hiker’s confidence to keep striking the poles on the ground over any circumstance. On the other hand, a tent fly shelters the campers by keeping the water out of the key structure of the tent. As well, must be aware about the weather forecast.

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