As you delve into the world of rock climbing on your next vacation, it is important to remember that rock climbing, like any sport, is dangerous! Beginner climbers are always more vulnerable to accidents than experienced pros. Once you have enough experience with a trained professional, here are 8 things to remember for staying safe while you climb.
1. Bring Enough – When it doubt of how much gear you need, it’s always best to have extra than not enough. Visually verify how many quickdraws you will need and prepare yourself accordingly. Find a Moosejaw,
Mountain trails offers the opportunity to test your physical and mental limits. The silence surrounding the contemplation invite you, give you the opportunity to get your order in their thoughts and relax. Relaxing moments alternate with moments of concentration, which should be very careful where you step. If a path strewn with pieces of ice you recommend to be equipped with crampons and ice ax, because the best performing boots mountain shows its limits in these conditions. Physical fatigue accumulated along the way is your opponent. If your physical condition is not one of the best this will give you trouble during the journey.
Hike in the mountains is not an easy thing to do because it requires great effort, good physical condition and especially the will to continue when you feel beat fatigue. But all these aspects make mountain climbing (backpacking) ideal way to spend a weekend or a few days off actively in nature. In this wild and wonderful landscape soon forget your everyday problems and recharge your “batteries” with new resources.
If you climb the mountain with a group of friends, the whole experience can be a test of friendship (friendship building), as will be plenty of moments where you can find out who strikes you need help. Usually, lovers of hiking trails are people passed through various tests and know what a helping hand or advice when you are in a delicate situation.
Tips for a trip on the mountain:
Before starting off, you call the lodge to inquire about weather conditions and what is the recommended route in your choice;
Bring maps of routes available to get an overview of the area;
Do not climb the mountain alone. Get in the group of at least three persons having at least one person knowledgeable in the route group.
Notes and keep handy the phone number and Rescue hut, make sure you have the battery charged by phone before leaving home.
Interested yourself relief, fauna and flora of the area, possible hazards or areas worthy to see, take the opportunity to better know your country;
Keep untouched nature! Do not throw debris on the track objects, put them into my backpack and throw garbage in special places, the trash!. Nobody is obliged to collect or admire you left signs on the mountain!
Stop to admire nature and capture those unforgettable moments through photography.
When you feel tired, stop and relax. Hike in the mountains is a race against time and no one bet with friends.
Dress with a light, waterproof and warm because you sweat a lot because of physical exertion. Warning!: When you stop to relax, you will not make the cold and to cool down.
Do not separate from group. Maintain a steady pace and do not forget to enjoy the mountain air.