Packing for your first Himalayan trek

As part of the preparation (about which I have already written here) there were other aspects too which had to be taken care of before we actually head out to the mountains. After some basic research, tips from other people who have been active trekkers and the guys at my trekking agency, I was able to compile a list of all the things which we were supposed to carry on the trek. Let me share the same list here albeit, in a much more structured way (I bet you would not like it if I share it the way I used it).

Meadows - Hampta pass trek

Meadows – Hampta pass trek

Let’s talk food! 

No you don’t have to carry all your food items (as that is your trek agency’s job) but as you will have to walk for long hours during the day time, you will need a constant supply of energy.… continue reading