FIRST HIKE

In his first campaign pushing people desire different: someone wants to find a new experience, some extreme sensations, someone is looking for new friends and socializing, and someone just looking for salvation from work and the city. Cause no matter how important the desire to go hiking, and at least once in their lives this desire is realized. In this article we will help you plan your first trip, we will tell you «how it happens», or rather how do you choose the route, to gather in the campaign, and what awaits you if you decide to go with us on a fascinating journey through the mountain Crimea. The trip begins with the selection of the area and route. Since the area is determined very easily, it is, of course — Crimea. Mountain Crimea is perfect for a first step in hiking — your first campaign. ‘Why Crimea?’ You ask.

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It’s very simple, very diverse mountain Crimea, here you will find: the forest thicket, scenic peaks, the endless plateau, panorama from the cliffs, majestic canyons, numerous waterfalls, historical and archaeological sites. All routes are diverse and include many different attractions, every day will amaze you with something new. The second important aspect is the weather. From May to October, on the peninsula a lot of sunny days, and if there is bad weather the short-term. Just do not forget about the cost, cheap trips to the Crimea for the first hike is the best option. The last argument I voiced quote one of our participants — «In Crimea there is the sea!». I hope I have convinced you that, for the first campaign the Crimean peninsula — the best option. Now let’s look at how best to choose a route. The first task is to define a campaign duration, the most frequent routes for beginners at 3 and 6 days. Hike to three days for those who are not sure if he likes hiking and did not want to risk, or who are planning to combine a hike with rest of the coast. a six-day hike is suitable for a full week holidays, 6 days are perfect for what to get the maximum from the campaign impressions. The first two days you will feel the fatigue of acclimatization and habituation to a backpack. And only from the third day, you will be able to take a maximum of travel experiences. Agree to finish the trek on the third day, when you have just joined the hiking everyday, not interested. Now let’s look at immediately route selection. Since this is your first campaign, for you can use any of the routes in the Crimea. If you have already walked on some route to the Crimea, we recommend to choose a route for other areas of the peninsula. To select the route you need to read a few routes, special attention, with the sights and photos of the route. All the routes you will find a fire, transitions, beautiful views and romance of camp life. Therefore, most of the route is determined by the selection of any particular small detail: the date of the march route, then visit some attractions, overlooking the photos, overnight stay on the beach or at the complexity of transitions. It is also worth to note that the routes are grouped by categories of interest. There is a route where the panorama priority, there is a route in the canyons, he please everyone who likes the form of running water, there are on cave cities with an emphasis on the history and archeology, everyone will find a route to your liking. Having defined the route to watch the date of the trips on this route, and apply for a hike on a convenient date for you. If you have a group of friends 3 people or more you can even order a march on convenient for you numbers, we will deliver the hike in the schedule for the extension dialing participants. To do this, you only have to write to us, for groups we also have the opportunity to make your route to any number of days. After the application we will contact you and write all the organizational details for your chosen campaign. Just to advise on all issues that arise in you on a hike. Do not hesitate to ask for all the little things, especially if this is your first campaign, it is better to learn about all the moments before the campaign than in the mountains. The next step is to collect personal belongings for the trip. This will help our article «What to take a hike», in it we detail, point by point, painted all the things that you will need in the campaign. If that is not clear, ask questions, advise. Given that this is your first hike, most likely, you will not be part of hiking equipment: tent, backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping-pads. Not necessarily all that you buy, you can take these things with us at the box office. Rental price of 50 USD. rental unit for a hike in 6 days, 3 days, respectively, 25 UAH. It is worth noting that if you do not have a backpack, then you will have to rent a cell in the storage chamber, which would leave a bag in which you bring personal items to the meeting place Group (Simferopol railway station). Collecting personal belongings, you just have to launch a campaign day to come to the city of Simferopol railway station. There’s a designated time instructor will be waiting near the storage group. Food for the hike included in the price and will be the instructor at the venue, together with the rolling equipment. At the station, the participants evenly distribute products in their backpacks for hiking in 6 days in the participant’s account for 5 kg of food at the beginning of the campaign. Men also share the communal equipment — tents.

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Guys backpack at the beginning of the route usually weighs 16-18 kg and 13-15 in girls everyday backpack weight is reduced by 1 kg by products. Next group is already moving under the supervision of an instructor, to transport: bus or trolley custom-made, depending on the route, which moves to the beginning of the route. The bus with the instructor collects money for travel of participants. Transport costs are not included in the price hike, it is an additional cost, which range from 50 to 200 USD depending on the route and the luck of meeting with foresters. Saying goodbye to civilization, the group begins to move to the site of the first night. On the way, the instructor tells about interesting places encountered in the transition, to share with the participants information about the route, the surroundings, the nature, the sights and history of the Crimea. All public equipment for the bivouac: a tent, campfire, boilers come from an instructor. The rest of the route until the end of the hike, the group is under the direction of instructor. All the problems with the selection and organization of parking, addressing issues with foresters and other details are solved hike leader. It is worth noting that there is no democracy in the campaign, so be sure to check out the article «Rules of conduct in the campaign.» At the end of the campaign group orders transport to the nearest town, where the trek ends. Then the participants are leaving on their future plans, many go to Simferopol and evening 6 day leave home.