Hiking can be called as one of the best method of vacation to communicate with the nature. Hiking is nothing but a route taken through the nature. It could be anything from trekking or plain walking or climbing the hike etc. Only distinct feature in case of hiking is that it will be much more organized than other trips .Plain hiking can be carried out all by yourself or with any of your friend who is nearby. Whenever you are in a hiking tour you will be part of a huge group and someone will be leading you like a guide.
There are some basic restrictions that you need to keep during hiking. Some basic materials that need to be handy are:
• Field and Track map
• Windproof matchsticks
• Any source of fire starter like lighter. Keep it in a packet which is waterproof
Take sufficient amount of food and water, snacks, energy bars like chocolates, ready made food, tin food etc.
• Take enough clothes along with blanket, rain coat, towels, kerchiefs etc.
• Compass to search the way
• Sunglass, nylon cord, pocket knife
• Essential medicines and First Aid Kit
• Torch or emergency light with extra batteries
Some of the other things that you would like to add and which will be helpful to you are:
• Garbage bags
• Cell phone
• Signal Mirror
• Cooling glass, sunglass and Binoculars
• A camera along with film
• Tissue and toilet papers
• Tent and its materials
The basic rules and regulations that you need to follow for hiking tour and the trail prescriptions; all need to be practiced in order to be sure that your hiking feel and that of your fellow beings won’t get affected in the natural surrounding.
You can see the gist of some rules
The prominent thing that you need to detect is to know your abilities technically, physically as well as emotionally. You should also be well aware of your weakness and strengths. Knowing certain important items like this is quite essential for your security and safety. You have to adapt your plans accordingly. Being in such a manner, you can avoid problems that might cause some personal hurts as well as the hurts that you may cause others.
One another regulation while you go on a trip is to be sure that you are well informed about the trajectory that you are going to take. As some trajectories are completely dangerous and you may get stuck somewhere, you need some hikers who are much more knowledgeable and experienced than you. Thoroughly checking the hiking tract along with the climatic conditions is one method .Taking along a map which is fully updated one and well described and explained one with you is quite essential. Try to gather some information which can be collected in the 11th hour for handy information about the tract by checking that with the authorities found locally.
Try to ensure yourself that, you are well equipped and you have everything with you to go for hiking. Be sure that your gear list is well suited for the climatic conditions as well as for the tract. Take sufficient food and drinks for the specified hikes as well as the items involved in the list of requirements.
Finally make the people well informed of your itinerary and your date of returning back. This won’t be problem whenever you are joining the hiking vacation since these companies use to keep the records and files of the tours they provide. But still as a prevention measure, you need to inform about the tour, only to leave your friends and family tension free.