A good pair of trekking shoes is probably one of the most important things a trekker can own. The right pair will help the trekker to complete the trek easily with a smile on the face. Whereas, poor quality trekking shoes will have trekker gritting his teeth with every footfall.
Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), is the most common cause which makes the completion of the trek uncertain. Due to AMS every year numerous trekkers fail to complete the trek, in fact, in some cases, it becomes life-threatening. Hence, it becomes vital for every trekker to have a good awareness of AMS.
My resolution for the year 2019 was to go on Nag Tibba trek. It was the long weekend of Republic day and I was really very excited for this trek to Nag Tibba in the Garhwal Himalayas. Invited a few friends, formed a closed group, came across one of the treks organizing company over Instagram – Hike Brothers consulted with them and did the required bookings and rest was for us to pack our stuff (with the very limited knowledge about what to pack for a trek especially when it was a winter trek) – I had to say I am thankful to the Hike Brothers who gave us to heads up on what all to bring along.
“A walk in nature walks the soul back home”. Yes, that’s what happens when you go on a trek or hike. In the modern era, our busy lives do not give us the time to realize that most of us are merely surviving. We are in a rush to get somewhere, to finish something and that rush never seems to end.
But there is a way to disconnect and give yourself the freedom you deserve. What is that? Trekking! Here are the reasons why you should trek once in a while.