Want to climb a mountain? Prepare These 6 StepsNovember 8, 2020
The adventures of Cancalita Anindya Putri and Bima YudiartoNovember 9, 2020
The rainy season is not a barrier for travelers to travel, especially those who like to climb mountains.
The beauty of Panorama at the top and when it rises at dusk in the morning becomes the dream of some climbers to continue to see it.
But there are a number of things that must be prepared when you want to climb the mountain, you know, make sure everything is ready, don’t just leave if preparations have not been fulfilled.
Here are some tips from TaymazAdventure.com, for those of you who want to climb mountains in the rainy season:
1. Select a mountain and study its characteristics
Because every mountain is different, then you decide which mountain you want to climb.
After that, study the path, situation and condition of each shelter.
Don’t be shy to ask the local guides and don’t forget to ask for a cell phone number if unwanted things happen to you.
2. Estimated climbing time
It is very important to manage the time.
The number of people who take part in the climb with the logistical readiness that they bring must be balanced.
Don’t put ego first because reaching the top is not a goal, but team safety must take precedence.
Enjoy your moments together while climbing.
3. Prepare climbing equipment
Many of the climbers underestimate the tools and equipment when climbing mountains.
During the rainy season, don’t forget to bring a raincoat, double layer tent, Flysheet, trash bag, changing clothes, sleeping bag, first aid kit, mountain shoes and logistics.
4. Beware of lightning when it rains
Do not come into direct contact with objects that can conduct electricity such as metal objects and electronic tools.
In addition, to avoid the risk of lightning strikes when it rains, don’t rest or set up tents in the middle of a vast expanse of savanna.
If you want to take shelter near a tree, make sure it’s not the tallest tree in the area, because the tallest trees are prone to being struck by lightning.
5. Learn how to first aid if a member is sick.Don’t force your will because mountains and peaks won’t move.
Hypothermia is often experienced by climbers during the rainy season so as a leader you must be responsive and fast to minimize the possibility of bad things happening.
If there are signs of hypothermia, immediately build a tent and then ask to replace it with dry clothes, give vitamins and nutrients, enter the sleeping bag if necessary, turn on the portable stove to warm it.