With proper planning, preparation, and research, your first wilderness trip will be an enjoyable experience. The planning process is a good way to keep an idea of where you want to go. Keeping a journal or writing short stories about each day’s experience and incorporating them into a book on that same topic may give you more insight into what it was like for you and others who took similar trips.
The following are some tips on how to plan a wilderness tour.
Research About the Hiking Trail
Hiking is a great way to prepare for wilderness adventures in places such as Mendenhall Glacier AK. By gaining experience on an easier trail, you will better prepare yourself to handle a more challenging route. Nothing is more enjoyable than being out in the wilderness and seeing a gorgeous vista, only to realize you have never hiked that path before …