Weekend in the woods is a pretty picture in the societal consciousness. Family on a picnic, a couple tracking mountains, or friends gathered for a hike are highly advertised images and for a good reason. A holiday spent in nature relaxes the mind and bonds people together. However, incredible photos on social media don’t show the backstage of such adventures – gear preparation and planning to protect yourself in the wilderness.
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Trees won’t provide the best shelter from the rain, and open-air is a fruitful setting for mosquito raids and visits from wild animals. You won’t find any necessities at hand in the woods, so everything should be thought about before the trip and packed to take with you.…Continue reading