Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to choose a campsite?

Things to consider when choosing a campside: Choose a level and shaded site. The site should have good drainage in case of wet weather. A water supply nearby is required. A place to dispose off garbage. How close are you … Continue reading

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Altitude Sickness

High altitude can mean anything above the height 1500m, but in the medical field it is more defined and based on alterations in human physiology. From 1500m to the summit of Everest (8850m), there are three different altitude levels with … Continue reading

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Packing Essentials

ESSENTIALS Backpack Tent or tarp (test tent before trip Sleeping bag/blanket/sheets Air matress/ground pad/foam insulation mat. Fanny pack/day pack Money [Cash / Credit Card] If you are driving: Check-up vehicle at least 4 days before the trip. Check info on … Continue reading

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