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Things You Should Prepare Before Climbing during the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Eskanisa R

20 November 2020

Mountain climbing safety tips.

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Do you miss climbing and camping so much? Serveral climbing routes have been reopened with number of new health protocols. What exactly do you need to take when climbing outside during the Coronavirus pandemic?

1. Physical Preparation
Considering your health before climbing mountains. Make sure your entire body in a stable, steady rate especially with this invisible threats. Incrase your endurance to help keep up using common objects from your home or simply keep your workouts varied including jogging, sit ups, push ups and so forth. Don’t forget importance of nutrition. You need to know more about the extent or water and balanced food intake. Not only to feel full, but also take the advice to eat more vegetables and fruits as well as drink eight glasses of water a day.

2. Medicines
Make sure you have medicines and skills you need for your climbing adventure. Ibuprofen to relieve symptoms of pain, fever, and inflammation, pain relieving gel, allergy, asthma, diarrhea and antibiotic for wound infections are most needed. Besides, to prevent the spread of microorganisms like viruses, bacteria, you also need to bring Covid essential kit including pair of masks, hand sanitizer, and disinfectant liquid.
 
Bring your own utensils, cups, and cutlery. There is still a risk of cross-contamination while using shared plate or cutlery. It simply because transmission of viruses from infected person may easily occur on the surface of substances used in vary objects.

3. Know Your Limit
For safety tips, climbing a mountain requires essential skills including a great deal of patience. Consider the skill level, beginners must look for easier mountains to climb before the highest one. Get started, knowing how to safely and efficiently climbing your mountains. Look resources as much as you can see.
 
Know your limit, if you are craving for the peak, make sure your body is capable of. Because, going on a hike gives you the opportunity to relax and get away from stress of this pandemic. With proper preparation and attention, you can still get the peak and applied formal rules due to pandemic. 

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