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Some Useful Tips For Trek Adventure Tours

Most of us love the scenic beauty of nature and this is why, we wish to go for trekking or mountain climbing trips. This is a popular sporting activity among nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Trek adventure tours can be taken by anyone, until the individual understands the do’s and don’ts. Here are some useful trekking tips for beginners to make their trip enjoyable:

a) It is better to ensure that you carry a first aid box along with you

b) If your climbing is going to get steeper, it is better to have a stick. You can gather details in this respect from the trip organizer, who can tell you whether a stick is essential or not.

c) Also, make sure to carry a durable pair of trekking shoes, so that you can feel comfortable when climbing.

d) It is better to join yourself with experienced trekkers as you are a first timer. Generally, when you take trek adventure tours from experienced organizers, they will generally ensure that their customers are accompanied by an experienced trekker to provide the right guidance.

e) You should ensure that you do not lag behind and also do not rush as well. Even though, you are climbing at your own pace, make sure that you do not get lost from your group.

f) It is better not to join with smokers and people with alcohol habit as they might be carrying these things and can force you to have some.

g) Do not forget to wear comfortable clothings and it is better to wear loose baggy pants with many pockets. Loose pants will ensure easy movement of your legs and pockets can be helpful in carrying protein bars, biscuits and chocolates to give you energy then and there.

h) Be sure to drink a lot of water, so that you can stay hydrated.

Besides the above-mentioned tips, be sure to choose the best companies, who have experience in organizing mountain adventure trips. Also, when you choose a company, who can organize the adventure trips to many different countries, you can choose the country of your interest.

Mountain adventure trips generally will be scary for first timers. But when the right organizer, who will be sending an experienced climber along with their customers is selected, you can be rest assured about your safety and also the safety of the people coming along with you. So, the success of your trip greatly depends on the organizer.

Hikers Hostel – Let the Adventures Began

If you enjoy hiking, here is something new that I had never heard of until recently.

Hikers Hostel – Definition: A supervised, inexpensive lodging place for travelers, especially young travelers.

I was recently exploring the North Ga. Mountains looking for new things to do, when I came across a place called The Hikers Hostel. I began researching the term too find that there were thousands of hiker hostels available all over the world.

Essentially, a hiker’s hostel is a resting place for hikers and or outdoorsmen, and adventurers such as nature photographers to grab a comfortable and inexpensive rest for the night. Many of these facilities aren’t necessarily set for maximum luxury. Quite often, it is a small room with multiple beds typically bunk beds where for a small fee a visitor would sleep in the small room with other hikers. Most of these facilities offer additional services such as a kitchen area, laundry facilities, showers, along with perhaps phone and internet service. Essentially, it’s the bare minimum for the young or young at heart adventurer looking on an extreme budget looking for a place to get a good night’s comfortable sleep, clean up, and perhaps a hot meal before heading back out on their adventure.

As a photo journalist, I stayed at one of these places while working on a documentary about hiking in the North Ga. Mountains, and I must say the experience was great. The facility was a four thousand square foot mountain cabin that had been converted into a hiker hostel, and everything was clean as a whistle. Being the older gentleman that I am, it gave me an opportunity to meet, and talk with many of the young adventurers that were doing some very serious long hikes up through the North Ga. Mountains such as the Appalachian Trail. This was a great experience for me because it gave me a good insight into the views of younger adventurers.

So weather you’re a young person, or just extremely young at heart and adventurous as I am, even if you aren’t physically able to take on long and treacherous hiking adventures, it’s a great experience to find a hikers hostel in your area, and visit it for a few days, you will most likely come away with a valued experience.