Preferred cloak with a hood and strings in the middle, with slits for the hands that leave them free. If there is only a rubber band under the chin, then with the wind strongly waving a cape back, preventing the movement and does not protect from the rain. Canvas tarpaulin jacket any easier, though not so beautiful (not to be confused with imitations of the less dense tissue). It protects against wind, light rain. Nice to have a separate underwear to sleep – clean socks and lightweight sweatsuit.
Do not sleep in, what day of walking the dusty roads and marshes. Many tourists instead of heavy quilted individual sleeping bag with hood (Expeditionary) prefer sleeping bags, blankets. They can be completely unbuttoned, "zipper" together into one large multi-seat bag. This reduces the weight of equipment (for three people – two sleeping bags), and sleep warmer. If the zipper does not joints, tie or sew buttons.
And so that the edges overlap bags at 7-12 cm, otherwise it will blow. In them it is desirable to make the liner made of cotton fabric. Sleeping in warm weather allowed to replace a light wool or flannelette blanket (which is also sometimes combined in a multi-seat bag). Both are necessary to protect from moisture and wear a plastic without holes, cover. At the bottom of the tent, so as not to catch a cold, everyone puts the mat- about 40h100 cm (from shoulder to foot). The best – from the foam. At night under the head is most often put a backpack (no easel, of course), covering it with something soft shirts, sweaters, small paralonovoy pillow in a cotton pillowcase. Last grams weighs 150, and creates a lot of amenities. Dishes, of course, takes himself each. An enamel mug, with 300 grams of water (from an aluminum drink hot impossible – anneal). A bowl and spoon is preferable to aluminum (steel heavy). Wooden spoons have often break down or float away while washing dishes in the river, and plastic bowls. bend, and there is a soup made from them is difficult – in the campaign because it is not at the table! (Enamel is heavy bowl, cover them from beats going up fast.) soap and toothpaste, as a rule, not everyone takes as one piece or a tube of a tent – for 3-4 people. It usually lasts for seven to ten-day trek. In an extreme case, the neighbors will share. But remaining toiletries (toothbrush, comb, two towels – one for the face and hands, another for the legs) should have all. Like sunglasses while traveling in the mountains (with glass windows that do not pass ultraviolet rays). And every tourist's a lot of so-called "little things". Such as matches, spare laces. In a way useful to everyone ointment from mosquitoes, a few safety pins and spare plastic bags (they For some reason there is never enough!). It can be applied not just a small piece of polyethylene, which enclose a backpack in a wet spot. Often overlooked handkerchiefs and pens. Get used to advance to what would have borrow their stuff for beginners – a pen, envelopes, matches, knife Strongly resent this is not necessary – experience comes with the campaigns