What to carry on a Trek
The most common question of all Trekkers is what we carry on a trek or what to carry on a trek so if you plan to go for trekking, so here is about what you should carry on a trek ..!
First of all trekkers must bring the documents mentioned below
1. Government ID proof, carry original and a photocopy of any of these (Driving License, Adhar Card, Pan Card, Voter Id, etc.)
2. Medical certificate by a doctor
3. Risk certificates
1. Strongly built Trekking Shoes
2. Backpack (50 to 60 liters)
Clothes to Carry On A Trek
Carry clothes according to the season. In winters there is chilly cold and in summers the temperature remains cold. (Day and Night temperature varies)
Take at least 2 jackets with you, it should be warm enough to protect you against the chilly cold.
You should have 2 3 trek pants on a week-long trek and take more for longer treks.
At night the temperature lowers and to keep yourself warm and sleep comfortably wear thermals.
Keep enough woolen layers and fleece according to the season.
To avoid sunburns always carry full-sleeved t-shirts which dry easily and covers neck and arms properly.
They are useful during rain and snowfall.
1. Water Bottle
2. Gloves (Waterproof and woolen), Cap
3. Socks (Regular and woolen
5. Hiking Pole
7. Toiletry Items
Toilet paper, Sunscreen, Toothpaste, Toothbrush, Moisturizer, Lip balm, Face Wash, Sanitizer, etc.
(Avoid using wet wipes and sanitary napkins during your trek because they are not biodegradable and cause harm to the environment. If you use them in the mountains make sure you bring them back with you.)
Medical Kit is Mandatory
(Use medicines only after prescribed by the doctor) (In case of any problem arises during the trek follow the instructions given by your trek leader because they are certified in First Aid Mountaineering courses.)
Carry These Medicines in Your Medical Kit
01. Avomine for treating motion sickness
02. Diamox for treating altitude sickness
03. Avil to treat allergies
04. Sarandon to cure headache
05. Comb flam to relieve pain
06. Crocin for treating fever and headache
07. Digene to cure acidity
08. Norflox TZ and Lomofen to prevent Diarrhoea
09. Betadine (Antiseptic cream)
11. Move/Volini spray for treating sprains
13. Elastic bandage