Hiking backpack- Mountaineering Equipment Rent
Travelling, hiking, exploring around everything usually comes together with a backpack. There are all sorts of the backpack and you normally choose a backpack according to the purpose.
Many of you are travelling around either with big backpacks for travelling around and would additionally need a smaller one to take some hike in this beautiful Slovenia. Or some of you would like to do multi-day hikes needing a bigger size Backpack. Well, that is no problem just stop by our office and choose a hiking backpack to rent for your adventure
How to choose the right hiking backpack?
Before we attend to go and choose a backpack you need to know for what purpose you will use it. Either it is a day or multi-day hiking. Knowing that will help you by choosing the capacity. The rest to choose from are the backpack features and choosing the one that fits you the most.
Types of backpacks?
In general, there are three types of hiking backpacks by capacity:
-weekend backpacks with capacity 30-50 litres. That kind of backpack is appropriate for 1 to 3-day hiking
Tip: if you are attending to climb the most popular mountain in Slovenia Triglav in the summer this is the type of hiking backpack we would recommend.
-Multiday hiking backpacks with capacity 50-80 litres. Are usually used by multiday hikes and cross-county trekkings. In case you are planning to sleep outdoors and you need more equipment this is also appropriate for 2-3 days trekking.
Tip: if you are taking a multi-day hike in Julian Alpes, attending some tour skiing or winter ascent to Triglav mountain this is the type we would recommend.
-Extended-trip backpacks used for travelling and winter mountain adventures
What features should a hiking backpack have?
The most important features are easily accessible pockets so you can organize your packs easily. The second feature is ventilation important especially by multi-day hikes Third-lots of attachment points that allow you to attach stuff on the backpack and gain some extra space. Last but not least a rain cover because you never know when it can catch you so it is better to be ready.
Nowadays also a hydration reservoir is quite practical so you don’t need to stop every time you want a sip.
What is the right fit of hiking backpack?
Choosing the right fit you need to pay attention to two things. The size that fits your torso length and comfortable grip on your hips.
Most of the hiking backpacks offer great adjustment features so you can easily find the right one for you.
1 day (up to 24 hours) 6 €
+ each additional day 3€
You can rent and return the equipment in our Altitude office on Ljubljanska cesta 1, 4260 Bled. Please ensure that the gear is picked up and returned during the office hours that are currently in effect. (Every day from 10 am to 6 pm)
If you won’t manage to return it during office hours please let us know by e-mail.
*Note that in the summer season it is good to make a pre-booking for the rock climbing set since these are the months with the highest demand.
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