How I Plan Long Backpacking Trip

Pick a date (Usually around Long Weekend)

Pick a destination

  1. How far are you planning to go?
  2. The purpose of your trip: leisure/solitude/thrill-seeking/ discovery/ safaris?
  3. Closer to nature or water?
  4. Your budget range.

Permit requirements and documents

Invite my friends (Or Commit to going, Solo)

Make my transportation plan

Get the necessary gear

  • appropriate/comfortable footwear
  • light, breezy clothes
  • hat/ cap, sun protectant
  • first- aid kit
  • repair kit, including knife
  • backpacking tent (if an overnight/ long tri-trek)
  • altitude and distance can affect your appetite. Dry, lightweight snacks do come in handy in places where the nearest restaurant is miles away.
  • protein bars to replenish your energy
  • reusable water bottles
  • bug repellent
  • handy prescribed medications for any allergies (dust, climate change, pollen)

Tell my family about my plans

And finally, go!

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