An indicative list of must-have items on a trek, or in general, any off-beat trip as well!

For one day treks
Insect repellent
Spare newspaper
Safety Pins/Rubber bands (often overlooked but critical in emergencies)
Identity Card
Electrolyte Powder/Drink (Electral/Gatorade)
Fruit Juice/Fruit drink (Avoid Carbonated drinks)
Ready to eat foods like Biscuits/Cakes/Small Chocolate bars
First Aid kit
Map of the trek/ Trek region
Painkiller (for emergencies only)
Multi Tool/Swiss Army Knife
Plastic sheet to wrap electronic devices
Rope (optional)
Camera (optional)
Powerbank for Cellphone/ Spare Battery (optional)

For Multi day treks, In addition to above-
Sleeping Bag/Mat
Utensils to cook
Spare Clothes

-Always carry a bit of extra cash and preferably in different places
(I have learnt this the hard way 😛 )
-Always make sure someone knows where you are going (You have seen 127 Hours, right?)
-Always check transport options from faraway settlements and the timings for last Bus/Train
-Wear clothes that won’t restrict your movement and also protect you from Insects like Trackpants & full sleeved T shirts, etc.

Don’ts :
-Never wear valuables or Gold jewellery on treks.
-Do not Smoke, litter or vandalize.
-Do not consume Liquor or other intoxicants while trekking.

Bhimashankar 66Z

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One Comment Add yours

  1. Siva Bandaru says:

    Nice info buddy …. 😊

    Liked by 1 person

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