A backpack on the Road – Top tips

Una mochila en el Camino – Primeros consejos

La primera vez que hice un poco de Camino lo hice fatal

He had to ............. una tienda de campaña, that if he had seen lighter, a mark, individual de 1,3kilos

Of course the first night, in Ponferrada, in a military camp which had settled in the land of the hostel, in an army tent with five foam mats, raining, a mi lado durmieron dos chicos jóvenes que llevaban hasta cuerda de escalada.

Go bunch of suckers we were.

Llegué a Santiago con tendinitis, ibuprofenos based and type cremitas voltarenes. And I loved the atmosphere and experience, I decided to learn a little something.

Mr. Google was my great ally. It took time to find the information you wanted but getting data from here and there I made a list of interesting websites. Pagué un par de cuotas de suscripción anual a grupos de mochileros ligeros americanos y allí aprendí un montón de cosas para ir por el campo y el monte y sobrevivir. I hope things will not ever have to apply, and even less in the Caminos de Santiago, fortunately, pass through places inhabited.

Así identifiqué los elementos más pesados del equipo y como aligerarlos, also essential and superfluous elements and, above the golden rule: Each gram weighs.

There are many advantages of carrying a little heavier equipment, and then someone will say that it's best to go by taxi or van sending backpack to the next shelter and walk with the stroller backpack. It sure is a solution but not the one I choose, I prefer to always carry my backpack, intelligently lightened, makes me feel better. It gives more meaning to my Path, me siento verdaderamente un peregrino, of my time, but pilgrim.

Things to think about lightening first: The most weigh about the same backpack and sleeping bag. You can also lighten the insulating mat.

First: The tuneo.
And first of all I had to take the three basic elements of the lightweight backpacker: The brain, the kitchen scale, and scissors / cutter.
A backpack full of "gadgets" such as rubber bands to load piolets, hooks aluminum vessels, the little pockets for various tidbits, and the like, can be lightened with a "cutter" and scissors.
I tell you what you can remove, weight, if you also know how to use a sewing machine or needle and thread. Remove all unnecessary, fearless, the bag is yours, have paid the, tunearla fear not all that see fit if that takes weight and not less useful. Eventually everything weighs've taken in a kitchen scale to feel much better. Some small pliers handles allow you to cut metal zippers and replace some string. Pimp todo lo que aligere. Things are weighing: Zippers and pockets, gums, shooters, trimmings, tapes. If your backpack is the leading metal elements to give rigidity can also delete and give rigidity with insulating mat.

The sleeping bag is "aligerable". I assume here that you will not do road in winter but with mild weather and your bag is halftime.
Pesa el saco con su funda en la báscula de cocina.

The compression sleeve is generally, with handles and latches for minimal volume. There really is not much to compress the bag, and is even less advisable to always follow the same pattern as that facilitates bending to break or weaken much fiber and fabric that fold.
Saca el saco de su funda y pesa………..la funda.

Comparatively tell you that a plastic grocery bag weighs about eight grams.
I guess you have already decided that the original cover stays home and the road goes super. By the way home the sack but not saved compressed hung from a hook to catch air.

Ahora necesitas una máquina de coser y alguien que la sepa hacer funcionar. The seamstress that makes removing the hood has, removing the zipper, and sew the bag closing it up a little higher than your knees. You have created a "quilt", a quilt or elephant foot. Weight now the new sleeping bag with its plastic and compares that with the initial weight. Ideally you should be between 50 and 60% weight of the original.

The esterilla aislante también se puede aligerar. Its function is not to make the soil soft and not thick enough, but to isolate the cold and damp soil. If you try to sleep in the open ground without stepping on it as it is more fluffy. If you have to do in a gym try to be on wood and not on concrete, and if you get a mat, a tatami or Cartones, far better.

Even so, even the slightest market, is now weighing 200 grams, can lighten if you cut close on the feet making (width of yours) and making diagonal cuts that head wide at the base. It'll look a few 175-150 grams. Fold accordion and put it back in your bag and that will give rigidity.

If you did it right you should estarle removing nearly a whole kilo backpack, sleeping bag and mat. This relief of a kilo during the twenty thousand steps every day on the way will be a blessing for your feet and your muscles.

And further arrive.


!!!ULTREIA AND Suseia!!!

Author Bio

Más de 14mil kilometros en los Caminos de peregrinación representan más de catorce millones de pasos y mucha gente conocida y querida.


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