Hiking, Rock climbing, Camping – Best Choices for Different Environments (THIS PAGE IS BEING REVISED)
Equipment for hiking, rock climbing and camping varies with a combination of terrain and climate. The cool to cold climates of the truly mountainous areas of Europe, Americas and Asia require warm specialized clothing for the climate, specialized climbing gear and warm protective clothing and specialized sleeping bags and tents.
In contrast, warm to hot areas including humid areas of Australia, Asia and Central and South America require cooler clothing and less specialized sleeping bags. All areas require equipment suitable for the environment. Most areas suitable for outdoor camping are those with a natural world attraction and are remote from main towns and cities and thus require planning to ensure that the correct equipment is purchased for each trips. A list of required equipment and advice for different environments is given below.
Cold Region Camping
Requirements of cold region camping are obvious from the picture that depicts rock climbers in a cold snow bound mountainous region. The best warm clothing coupled with sturdy foot appropriate footwear, underwear, gloves and protective head and eye wear and back pack. There is a major difference between average and high quality gear for this activity. Here are some of the recommended brands available with a summary of reviews of their efficacy.
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