Outdoor backpack packing skills: equipment classification and filling(part1)

- Jun 05, 2019-

Packing equipment classification

Before the back pack is packed, it must be classified according to the characteristics of the items put into the backpack, and the different types are placed in different positions in the subsequent back pack.


A. Sleeping bags and tents: Tents and sleeping bags are the bulky items in the mountaineering equipment. They will be used when they are in the camp. They are suitable for putting them into the lower layer of the backpack as a base.

B. Sleeping pad: It belongs to lighter and bulky equipment. It has various sizes and different forms. It is necessary to master the principle of hanging as little as possible. If it is unavoidable to plug in, in addition to the method of tying it to the backpack, it is recommended. In the form of an upright tie, it is possible to reduce the amount of the backpack protruding too much, and when crossing the dangerous rock wall section, the risk of accidental slippage can be reduced by colliding with the protruding rock angle.

C. Mountaineering clothing: Mountaineering clothing can be mainly classified into two categories: moisture-proof and thermal insulation. The moisture-proof category includes raincoats and umbrellas. There are many opportunities for use in the action. It should be placed in an easily accessible place. The insulation includes warm clothing and spare clothes. It is mainly used when the camp or the rest is taken out. The position of the backpack near the bottom.

D. Cookware and stoves: When choosing cookware, you must consider the possibility of mutual storage, in order to reduce the space occupied inside the backpack. If the stove and gas can be stored together, not only can you forget to carry it, you can also make full use of the cookware. The space inside.

E. Mountaineering food: Mountaineering food should be sealed in small bags or zipper bags according to the type and nature of the meal. If the package is too large, it will cause packaging difficulties and occupy the interior space of the backpack.

F. Kettle, water bag: Regardless of the choice of water bottle and water bag, convenient drinking water is a priority.

G. Commonly used small things: Swiss knives, compasses, mobile phones, etc., which are often used in mountaineering, should be avoided in the main bag of the backpack, so that it is better to put it in the top bag or side bag.

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