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Beginner Backpacking Tips For Women
Here are some of the helpful backpacking tips for women who are just getting started!
For those just getting started, some key tips will help you make the most out of your solo backpacking trip and ensure you'll have a safe and incident-free journey.
Carry Suitable Gears
Ensure your pack is satisfactory, it is vital to set up your tent, have a night of quality sleep, and know-how your stove and water filter works!
Don't Forget To Carry Hygiene And Safety Items
Personal wipes and hand sanitizer may sound like common essentials, but these come in handy during undesirable situations. And also carry safety whistle!
Avoid Uncomfortable Human Interactions
Carry a can of pepper spray made for personal self-defence if that makes you feel more secure. Don't hesitate to use your safety whistle if you need to.
Know What Do Do When You Encounter Wild Animals
Are there animals where you'll be hiking? Learn how to store your food using animal-proof methods and what to do if you encounter a threatening animal.
Embrace The Solitude
If you prefer to backpack with someone else, especially as a newbie, find a partner through your group of friends or local hiking clubs.
Get Prepared Physically
From head to toe, you'll need strength coupled with a solid level of cardio fitness.
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