Trekking Gears And Equipment Needed To Trek In Kullu Manali
Before going for trekking in the Himalayas you need to make sure that you have the proper gears and equipment packed in your backpack to help you out in the times of need You need to make sure that your rucksack is light. You need to think wisely before buying any gear. Finding the best and budget-friendly gear can be a pain in the Ass. So we have listed some of our recommended gears to help you out.
Back Pack :
A backpack/rucksack is one of the most important gear when it comes to trekking in the Himalayas. It is the most essential gear that you will be carrying with you all the time when you go for a trek in the Himalayas. The comfort, size, capacity, and durability are the factors you need to keep in mind before buying a rucksack.
What Capacity Should I Buy ?
The size of capacity or rucksack depends on how long is your trek and how many days you are to spend in the mountains. The longer the trek the bigger the rucksack gets. For 2 to 3 days weekend trek backpack of 40 - 50 ltr is sufficient whereas for the long trek of 4 - 6 days you will be needing a backpack of 50 - 70 ltr . And if you are going for high altitude trek more than 8 days then 70 ltr backpack or above.
Why Waterproof Backpack ?
The weather in the mountains is unpredictable it can shower anytime so you need to prepared for that situation. the Backpack you be carrying with you should be waterproof or at least has a rain cover.
Some Of Our Recommended Backpacks ?
Hiking/Trekking shoes are one of the most important quipments that can make or break your trek in the Himalayas .Trekking shoe is very different form normal sports or running shoes . The trekking shoe sports your ankle and feet in any terrain without twisting or injuring your foot . before buying the trekking shoe you need in keep in mind some key factors like
a) the kind of terrain of trek .
b) Number of days you would be using the shoes - weekend or Expedition.
c) Season of Trek - Monsoon trek or Snow trek .
d) the weight you will be carrying
Key Feature of good trekking shoes
Waterproof for different kinds of weather .
Built material which helps protect your feet from getting hurt/ twisted .
Great ankle support on any kind of terrain .
Good grip and traction on all kinds of terrains without slippage .
Durability and usage for a long period of time.
Cushioning, comfort and breathability for long hour trekking.