A List of Equipment You May Need to Start Hiking

A List of Equipment You May Need to Start Hiking Little Donkey Andy

Another important task before departure is the equipment, the following to see the list of basic outdoor equipment, including clothing supplies and equipment supplies, etc.. According to your needs, choose the right equipment.

Wearing Apparel

A. Clothing

1. rushing clothes and pants (outdoor activities necessary, windproof, waterproof, breathable, wear-resistant, etc.)

2. fleece jacket (mainly windproof, warm)

3. sweat underwear (after outdoor sports to keep the body dry)

2. quick dry clothes and pants (summer travel essential, pants, sleeve tube is best to take off)

5. down clothing and pants (winter travel or go to the plateau area of warm necessary)

6. other personal clothing (disposable underwear, sweatshirt T-shirt, etc.)

B. Shoes and Socks

1、Hiking and mountaineering shoes (adaptable, wearable, waterproof, preferably medium-high top, can protect the ankle)

2、Lightweight outdoor sports and leisure shoes (suitable for general countryside or short-distance activities, or when driving)

3、Sports sandals or backpacking shoes (can be worn as slippers, backpacking can also be worn directly)

4. sweat socks (sweat effect is better, can drain the foot sweat, winter can prevent frostbite)

5、Ordinary sports socks (cotton, just wear comfortable)

6. snow cover (in the snow or slush road is very useful)

C. Hats, Gloves, Glasses, Headscarf

1. sun hat (round-rimmed, baseball cap type, casual preference, can block the sun on the line)

2. fleece cap (mainly to keep warm)

3. thin gloves (mainly for the convenience of activities, such as photography and other uses)

4. thick gloves (mainly warmth effect)

5. glasses (sports type is better, the main function is to shade, UV protection)

Equipment and Supplies

A. Backpack

1. large backpack (short-distance camping or take a long line of essential, to carry comfortable and can bear the weight of the better, 45-80L ranging)

2. small backpack (short-haul or long-haul back-up, with a certain backpack, ranging from 15-30L)

3. waist bag or satchel (long-distance travel with small things, preferably the kind that can put a water bottle)

4. camera bag (according to personal needs, crossbody is more convenient to access the lens)

B. The Camping Chapter

1. sleeping bag (long-distance appropriate to bring a small volume of down sleeping bags, saving space, there is a need to bring according to the season)

2. sleeping bag liner (long-distance travel without camping, as long as you bring a dirty down or cotton sleeping bag liner can be)

3. tent (ordinary camping, the general waterproof wind-resistant tent can be, if the long line is recommended to bring a small volume of lightweight tent)

4. moisture-proof mat (ordinary can let you sit and lie down anytime, anywhere, punch the air cushion to make you more comfortable,)

5. aluminum film floor mat (light and convenient to carry, can also be used as a picnic mat)

C. Lighting Chapter

1. headlamp (you can free up your hands, very convenient)

2. flashlight (backup lighting)

3. camp light (in the camp or in the tent, the effect is very good)

4. windproof lighter, matches (useful, emergency lighting is good)

D. Cooking Utensils

1. the stove (so you can eat hot things in the field)

2. gas cans (with the stove, pay attention to carry safety)

3. set of pots and pans (stove top, no pots and pans can not be, boiling rice, soup, noodles, omelets are dependent on him)

4. small steel cup (environmental protection supplies, drink anything can be, in the morning can also be used as a wash cup)

5. barbecue grill (self-driving activities can be carried)

E. Water Tools

1. outdoor water bottle (can be effective antiseptic, the color is cool)

2. water bags (wilderness crossing or bicycle travel is more useful)

3. insulation kettle (winter out, a sip of hot water is a pleasure)

F. Communication

1. cell phone (the most commonly used contact information, the signal is the most critical, often useless in the field)

2. walkie-talkie (team activities in the very useful equipment, before and after echo, in a certain range of shopping is also very practical)

3. GPS (Global Positioning System, professional toys, can help locate, set the line, anti-loss)

4. survival whistle (easy to carry, can also be used as one of the team contact method)

G. Other Parts

1. hiking poles (well used, can save about 20% of the physical strength, but also as a monopod)

2. wash bag (depending on whether the destination can wash)

3. personal hygiene (toothbrush, soap, towel, toothpaste, hand towel, foot powder, earplugs, sunscreen, lip balm, fever patch, nail clippers, water purifier drugs, personal drugs,)

4. backpack rain cover (not only can waterproof, long distance, is the ideal tool for dustproof)

5. backpack straps (can be used for backpack hanging objects fixed, when necessary, can be connected to do protection rope)

6. map (whether long-distance or short-distance, are useful tools)

7. small quick hanging (convenient to hang on the backpack to take small objects, towels, hats, garbage bags, etc.)

8. compass (wilderness to identify the direction, or lost after looking for the direction of a useful tool)

9. military knife (think men should carry a, small to peel apples, large to cut trees, can be used)

10. outdoor watch (can measure altitude, temperature, air pressure, with an electronic compass, timekeeping and alarm clock functions)

11. bandana (can wipe sweat, but also can do scarf swing cool, cold)

12. waterproof bag (to protect your clothes, supplies do not get wet, convenient to organize the backpack)

13. document pouch (close to put important documents or money)

14. small binoculars (to increase the scope of your vision)

15. needle and thread bag (in case the clothing is broken, sewing is always necessary)

16. spare batteries and chargers (many things with batteries)

17. inflatable pillow (the ideal partner for long car or airplane rides)

18. medicine (cold and flu medicine, anti-inflammatory drugs, sunscreen, good fast, Huang Lian Su, hemostatic bandages, band-aids, vitamin tablets, eye drops, safflower oil ...... according to the different needs of individuals to carry)

19. spare food (compressed cookies, chocolate, beef jerky, raisins, energy bars)

20. identity plate (write name, address, emergency contact)

Notes on the Purchase of Outdoor Equipment

A. The Principle of Outdoor Activities Demand-oriented

Purchase only when needed, do not purchase prematurely to avoid taking up house space and money and the possibility of waste, and determine the type of activities you regularly participate in before considering related equipment.

B. The Principle of Priority of Importance

For frequent participation in the activities, a list of equipment list, for the necessary or affect the personal safety of the equipment to give priority to the equipment is not fully necessary equipment is not eager to purchase.

C. The Principle of Multi-function

A device with multiple functions can meet multiple types of activities or multiple needs of the same activity has priority for purchase.

D. The Principle of Cost-effective Comparison

The same or similar equipment, through the physical store performance examination, experience, and then according to the physical store and online store price comparison.

E. The Principle of Safety

For equipment affecting personal safety, always take reliability as the first principle, never try to cheap, conditions permitting, to have a backup.

F. The Principle of Lightweight

Adhered to the lightweight route, this route to continue to adhere to, to avoid overweight equipment to affect the outdoor sports.


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