Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.

Before leaving your base:

  • Pack as lightly as feasible

Before starting to hike:

  • Hang damp socks, etc. to outside of your backpack

Shortly before stopping to eat:

  • Consider putting freeze-dried meal in a plastic bag with some water — to absorb water by the time you stop to eat

Before going to sleep:

  • Wash out socks and hang out to dry


Thanks for reading!