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Tips on equipment

 

The natural environment is very changeable so it is always advisable to wear, even in summer, garments that protect us from the cold, water and wind.

Thermal oscillations during an excursion can be significant at any time of the year depending on the local meteorology, the altitude, the orientation of the road, the existence or not of trees, etc.

Carrying everything you need with you will make the excursion safer and more enjoyable.

Make a list and check before leaving that you are not missing anything.

 

List of basic material for hiking:

  • Warm clothing and windbreaks
  • Impermeable
  • Adequate footwear and replacement socks
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Sufficient food
  • Sun Protection Cream
  • Sunglasses 
  • Hat or scarf to cover the head
  • First-aid kit
  • Detailed map of the area
  • Compass
  • GPS with charged battery (and spare if you have one)
  • Flashlight or headlamp with spare batteries
  • Mobile phone with charged battery (and spare if you have one)
  • Whistle
  • Reflective vest
  • Walking sticks

 

If you are going to move through high areas, where there may be refrigerators, you will need to carry:If you're going to move through high ground, where there may be snow, you'll need to carry it:

  • Piolet
  • Crampons
  • Safety rope
  • Essential long trousers, if waterproof better

 

If you are going to spend the night you must include:

  • Sack
  • Vivac tent or cover
  • Insulating mattress
  • Oven and cooking utensils
  • Spare clothing

 

Remember that mountaineering and hiking are not risk-free sports when performed in a changing and sometimes dangerous environment. In this sense, SENDITUR advises that everyone should be cautious and responsible in the mountains and during the performance of the activity, not taking responsibility for possible setbacks that the information and descriptions provided may cause. Likewise, SENDITUR advises you to equip yourself correctly and according to the activity to be carried out. In order to do so, we provide you with a series of lists with the basic basic equipment that should not be missing from our rucksack. 

 

List of basic material for the winter mountain:

  • Warm clothing, gloves and waterproof jacket
  • Hat to protect us from the sun and cold
  • Sun and lip protection cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Water and enough food
  • First aid kit
  • Compass and map
  • Multipurpose knife or tool
  • Mobile phone or radio
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Piolet
  • Crampons
  • Security Harness
  • Security Rope
  • Probe, ARVA and shovel
  • Helmet
  • Long pants, if waterproof better

 

If you are going to spend the night you must also include:

  • High mountain sleeping bag
  • Bivouac tent or cover
  • Insulating mattress
  • Oven and cooking utensils
  • Spare clothing

 

First-aid kit 

Always carry one among your basic material, it will help you to solve small unforeseen events. 

We recommend that you include in it and always under the supervision of your doctor:

  • Analgesic, for pain in general and to lower fever.
  • Also a stronger analgesic for stronger pains (teeth, fractures...).
  • For diarrhea
  • For cough
  • For mild allergic reactions
  • For nausea and vomiting
  • Antacids, for stomach pain
  • Eye drops, for cleansing and soothing of eye conditions (sun, snow, etc.).

 

For cleaning wounds:

  • A 10 ml tube of physiological serum
  • Antiseptic solution
  • Two 5 cm elastic compressive bandages
  • Asparagus
  • Sterile gauze
  • A greased gauze to put on a wound before covering it.
  • Approach strips
  • Band-Aids
  • A small clamp
  • Some scalpel blades
  • Scissors
  • Sterile needles

 

To prevent other problems:

  • Glucose tablets (depletion)
  • Mineral salts (dehydration)
  • Some energetic food (extreme tiredness)
  • Water purification tablets
  • A thermal blanket (to shelter the wounded)
  • Sterile gloves
  • Total protection sunscreen

 

Remember to always carry in your medicine cabinet the leaflets of all the medicines or a summary of their indications and dosage. Don't forget to renew them periodically and check the expiration dates. Above all, remember that the medicine cabinet is for your personal use and that:

 

ONLY A DOCTOR CAN PRESCRIBE A MEDICATION