Essential things for: Snow hiking| Snow trekking| Snowshoeing| Snow Camping
Backpack with compression straps
Map for route finding
Snow testing meter
Radio surveillance headset & group communication system
Non sweat-absorbing clothes
Illumination headlamps with extra lithium batteries
Survival gears – snow axe/ snow saw/ snow shovel
Fire lighters or starter
Digital or Analog avalanche transceiver
Parka – A hooded wind insulated and water resistant jacket
Water resistant insulated boots/ shoes with a good grip/ Snowshoes and microspikes/ crampons
Tripod for the camera
Identification proof for off-road snowmobiling
Trekking stick to walk through snow
Compass with signal mirrors
UV-resistant glasses (FYI: UV levels are higher near the poles)
Lip balm & moisturiser – To keep the skin hydrated.
Chemical hand warmers
They are usually little pellets that can be slipped into your gloves/ socks and generate warmth for a considerable period of time.
A snow trek spiked with a spirit obtained from the distillation of wine encapsulates the arctic cold and altitude sickness. Guess the drink.
August 20, 2017
August 19, 2017