Circumstance of Use: Hiking in New Hampshire during winter The terrain varied from flat ground to extremely steep and rugged trail. The trails were covered in ice, and a few feet of snow underneath.
For a solid pair of what I like to call "hiking leggings," my absolute favorite pair is from REI. They're soft and comfortable, yet durable, thanks to the tough polyester/spandex blend.
Navigation: This includes a physical map, a compass, an altimeter, some sort of GPS tracking device, a personal locator beacon or a satellite messenger device.
Put simply, your base layer is the layer of clothing that sits closest to your skin. They are designed to assist in moving any moisture away from your body, and evaporate from the fabric, also known as “wicking.”
Eat the right amount of calories, especially enough calories to burn off. Consume double the amount you normally would. Weight and space consumption: Choose lightweight items to carry. Repacking in a resealable baggy. Dehydrated meals.