Climbing must be a passion for many of you. It is one of the offbeat stuffs you probably do to unwind. But, while you go for climbing high altitude like Aconcagua climb, there is a list of things that you need to burden your back with. Well, some of the things you can’t afford to neglect. But often we overburden ourselves with frivolous items.
Do you know why? Well, one of the obvious reasons is lack of knowledge. If you don’t have the necessary knowledge of, what are the things you should pack, then you will find yourself in a bewildered situation. The internet is already flooding with information on the things to be packed while climbing. Here in this article, you will know about the things you don’t need to pack at all.
- Get rid of unnecessary items
You are not going to plan a family over the top of the mountains!! So, don’t need to bring superfluous things in your backpack and make it heavy. While climbing your backpack is like the survival kit. Cut off things like shaving kit, make-up items, matching caps, scarves, etc. You are not going for a fashion show on such a high altitude.
- Cut off unnecessary toiletries and medicines
Don’t overburden your backpack with extra items. For example, if you are going for a trek with your friends then try to use single items for everyone’s use. Like you can carry one sunscreen for overall usage. Same goes with medicinal items. You can use one kit of medical items for everyone. Rationing your resources is a great way to cut off superfluous items.
- Don’t overburden your backpack with extra food items
You are not going for a picnic over the top with shivering cold. So, don’t overburden your backpack with a lot of food items. Have enough items to quench your hunger. Although if you are going with any organization then you will be provided with necessary food items.
- Unpack stuff, Packed for the hypothetical situation
As you know how the human mind functions. So, you should not pack according to hypothetical situations. For example, “this jacket might be useful if it’s too cold there”. Pack all the things that are necessary for survival in high altitude.
- No need to pack extra footwear
You don’t need to pack spare footwear with you while you trek. If you are going with a group, you can manage your footwears by sharing with each other.
If you want to Climb Aconcagua mountain with ease, then the first thing you need to do is to unclutter all these superfluous things. There are organizations that provide guided climb on Aconcagua. There will be experts to guide you along the journey.