Talk about the prevention of and therapy for the health concerns that could occur while backpacking, including hypothermia, heat reactions, frostbite, dehydration, insect stings, tick bites, snakebite, and blisters.
When packing extremely light-weight, you really haven’t got a number of delicious low-cost options for meals. We primarily subsisted on Ramen noodles and oatmeal. The following pointers aren’t so much for saving weight but for saving area. You’ll want it if you wish to pack a proper quantity of food. Should you’d quite spend the 5 bucks per meal on prepackaged freeze-dried meals, be my guest.
A shovel: We had a really mild plastic trowel we received from Wal-Mart for a dollar. I feel we lost it somewhere along the way though. It wasn’t with us when we obtained back! A shovel will be for burying your elimination of course. It also helped us out after we had been snowed on. We dug some trenches round our tent for the snow to melt down.
If you’re packing up after a night of camping, ensure that to shake all the filth and leaves that might have accrued in your tent, clothes, or backpacks. All the time keep in mind that little things like this can add up, a few of this may sound loopy (zippers, deodorant, and so forth) but it surely actually helped us save weight!
Warranty can be indicative of an excellent model: my spouse purchased an inexpensive backpack from a no-title Asian clothes shop and only a few months later, she was back in the marketplace for a greater backpack, because the first one had a persistent plastic scent, bought torn at the seam and the warranty required fee of a $25 S&H price!