What To Know When You’re Backpacking As A Beginner?
Posted on November 29, 2017 | By Marlon Lippert
People love to go on adventures and backpacking is a way of becoming close to nature. If you’re new to backpacking, it is better to go with someone who has more experience with them. They can show you what to do and what not to do. You will find that it is a very enjoyable thing to do.
You can ask a friend of yours who backpack so that you can benefit from their expertise. They can show you where they have been and they can even choose a trail they have been on before so that know what to expect on it. You can also join a backpacking group with a friend so that you can do something new together. Once you find someone to go backpacking with, you will then need to find out where you have to go. It is better to start with an easier and lighter route so that you can get accustomed to it. There are tours that allow you to backpack with likeminded people and you will be able to have a great time as well.
One such tour is great ocean road tours adelaide to Melbourne where you can see a lot of native wildlife. This is located in Australia closer to Adelaide.And Australia is a great location for you to backpack in as there is a variety of natural landscapes that you can explore.
For example, you can have a lot of fun exploring flinders ranges and outback. Go with an experienced backpacker and you will find that it is quite a beautiful thing to be so close to nature. There are also gorgeous cities in Australia that you can explore. They have beautiful beaches and vibrant cityscapes. There is so much diversity to discover. To find out what route to go, you first need to think about several factors. One is your fitness level. You will be hiking over rough terrain so you will need to get some exercise and become fitter so that you can walk loner and stay fit. You’ll also be carrying a lot of heavy things so you need to prepare for that as well.You can think about how much distance you have to cover in a day. You can plan the trip accordingly. Look at what kind of sights are there on the trail and how long you will spend at each point. You also need to pay attention to the season and weather. If it gets dark soon in that specific time, you need to find some place to pitch a tent before it becomes dark. Think about how you will travel from one point to another. You also need to choose the gear that will best serve you in that location. So make sure you check your backpack twice to see if you have everything inside before you start.