If you are planning for a day or overnight trip to a forest, you must be aware of the items to bring along. Bringing or choosing wrong items will only result your forest trip in a disappointing one. Therefore, it is always better to bring only essential items that will help you to have a safe and great forest trip. These are the most essential items you need to bring along with you.
- Sleeping Bags – If you are going to have an overnight forest trip, then you need sleeping bags. Instead of getting expensive ones, consider investing in one that is easy to fold and light in weight.
- Maps and Compass – If you are heading for a forest trip for the first-time, then you should bring along maps and compass. Bringing these items will help you to navigate to back to your campsite with ease provided you get lost while exploring or trekking.
- Headlamps – Once the sun goes down, visibility is going to be an issue even when you have decided to stay back at the campsite. You can try putting a few logs on fire however, it is time-consuming provided you have no idea on lighting fire. Headlamps are great in terms of offering visibility helping you to navigate around the campsite with ease.
- First-Aid-Kit – Although a trip to forest is going to be fun since you may be traveling with family or friends, there is no guarantee from scratches, bruises, cuts, stomach upsets etc. The first-aid-kit must be basic medicines and essentials that will keep you safe.
Doing private native forest plan is beneficial during your forest trip.