Along with pacing your journey, there are additional measures you can take to make your hike safer and more comfortable. To begin with, you ought to eat lots of calories to replace everything to keep your energy level high. Salty snacks and water or sports drinks should be consumed on a hike every half an hour.
And balance your food intake with your fluid intake to prevent becoming sick. The best protection against sickness and fatigue will be to eat a fantastic breakfast, a complete lunch, and also a little snack every time you drink. Then eat a complete dinner at the close of the day. Other things you can do to make your hike safer are:
- Use collapsible walking poles to decrease the pressure on your knees which can easily get adjusted according to your height.
- During the hottest months, hike early and hike late, and break during the middle of the afternoon.
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- be sure to continue or may have access to at least 1 gallon of water daily, and take no less than 2 liters anytime.
- Apply sunscreen or wear a sun hat;
- Wear close-toed, sturdy, comfy shoes, not sandals.
- Hike with a friend and tell somebody where you are going and if you intend to return.
- Be careful where you put your hands and toes to prevent rattlesnake bites and scorpion bites.