10 Tips for Preparing to Climb the Mountain for Beginner Climbers

10 Tips for Preparing to Climb a Mountain for Beginners. Photo: Shutterstock.

"We live in a wonderful world that is full of beauty, charm and adventure. There is no end to the adventures that we can have if only we seek them with our eyes open" – Jawaharlal Nehru.

The above quote can inspire us to travel through the wild, one of which is to the mountain. Commemorating International Mountain Day on December 11, maybe you were inspired to climb your first mountain? Well, for those of you who are the first time to climb the mountain, Greeners summarizes some mountain climbing advice for you. Learn the location of the climbing destination

The terrain of each mountain is not in sync with one and the other, which is why looking at the location of the climbing destination becomes so crucial. Learning the mountain terrain can be searched by using the internet and asking friends or partners who have climbed to the mountain earlier.

You need to know the technical climbing route, such as altitude, let climbing, the presence of animals in the vicinity, weather, river crossings or water genres, availability of water origin, entrance fees, and others. By knowing the location of the destination, you can prepare stamina and logistics with aporisma. Exercise before the climb

It is best to do sports a few weeks before the day of climbing, such as jogging, cardio or cycling. Uphill hiking trails, cold air, and depleted oxygen will be the toughest obstacle for you.

Do exercise regularly and regularly, and do not forget to also balance when resting. Also include walking and climbing stairs in your daily routine. Preparing your physique creates a body not surprised by the energy you need when climbing. Provide the right equipment & equipment

For comfort to each other, pay attention to the tools & equipment that must be carried. This equipment is mandatory in accordance with the function & location of the climb. Here are the equipment that the climbers generally carry:

  • carrier Bag,
  • hiking Shoes,
  • jacket
  • Tumbler
  • folding knife,
  • raincoat,
  • portable cookware,
  • flashlight
  • whistle
  • compass
  • first aid kits (which contain basic medicines, bandaids, cotton, body warmer oil and betadine),
  • reusable bag for storing garbage,
  • mattress
  • tents, and
  • sleeping bag.
4. Tips for mountain climbing: Understand the use of equipment

In addition to completing the built-in, you must also know how to use it. You can take a course or mountaineer training. Even his training is not only understanding about climbing equipment.

You are also able to learn map navigation, how to climb, potential risks and how to prevent it, to basic first aid techniques. It also helps you make decisions when climbing.

In addition to through courses or training, you can learn it through the internet and ask in your friends who have experts. Do not let you not be able to install a tent, can not rope temali, or fret about navigation because you can not read the compass, so it does not help your climber teammates.

By understanding its use, you can also consider what you must carry more clearly, for example the use of mountain bags instead of ordinary backpacks. Spray waterproof liquids on your belongings, whether it's rainy or sunny weather

Even though it's rainless, you don't understand how the puddles or rivers that you have to cross. The worst possibility is, if you slip. Therefore, the items you carry try to be waterproof. otherwise, you can buy a liquid that creates waterproof items for you to spray on your items.

Also read: 13 Natural Pain Relief Ingredients: From Chili to Cloves

Supplies as important to fill the energy in a climb. The logistics carried must also be in accordance with the number of people in one group. Photo: Shutterstock.6. Prepare nutritious supplies

Supplies are important for replenishing energy on a climb. The logistics carried must also be in sync with the number of people in one group. When climbing, you will burn a lot of carbohydrates & fats.

So according to that, the usual logistics are rice, instant culinary ingredients, and snacks in the form of biscuits, chocolate, beans, and bread. Chocolate and brown sugar are crucial on the climb because they can help to recharge.

You can also not lose body fluids due to climbing. Dehydration can leave you exhausted, sick, or even confused. You must be prepared if it is difficult to find the origin of hygienic and fresh water.

Bring about two liters of water and make sure to drink it when you need it. Do not burden your fellow climbers when you start to get dizzy due to dehydration. Stretch before climbing

Try doing dynamic stretching to prepare for your climb. Dynamic stretching requires you to move, not for example inactive stretching which usually delays each stretching movement for 10 seconds.

Examples of dynamic stretching are alternating knee lifts, squats to hip flexors, alternating high kicks, or alternating upper thigh stretches. This is useful for encouraging your spirit and preparing muscles for climbing time. Tips for mountaineering: Don't get the fashion wrong

Usually, climbers wear two-3 layers of clothing to climb the mountain. The 3 layers generally consist of a base layer to remove sweat, a middle layer to protect your body, and an outer layer that protects you from rain, wind, and snow.

When choosing sandang for a mountaineering trip, avoid cotton items. Choose synthetic clothing or wool as the base layer to absorb sweat and dry quickly. Pay attention to the rules of climbing

When preparing for a hike, you also need to know and respect local ethics. You should not perfunctorily disturb the tranquility of animals or nature. Follow the rules and regulations, and obey the advice of the climbing post officers. Especially if you are climbing during a pandemic, such as this time. Health protocols should always be followed by you. Positive thinking

It is important to have a positive mind when climbing. This is done to affect our mentality that we can. On the contrary, we will falter if we think negatively. You can also practice this by doing meditation every day.

Multiply the news completely and always remember to maintain your safety while in the wild. Happy climbing!

By Gloria Safira and Agnes Marpaung


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