Many could have been thinking that when you are physically healthy and fit, you can already start an adventure by mountain climbing.
This particular notion is actually not right, because apart from your health and physique, you also need to be emotionally and mentally prepared. Yes, these things are also very crucial before you start packing your camping or trekking bag.
So, how do your prepare your mind for the said experience, like if you want to discover Mt. Apo, the Philippines’ highest peak? Read on as we try to slowly and clearly discuss some important details on how to prepare your mind before you start getting giddy to be with your friends and relatives for an adventure-filled trip.
Your state of mind is essential (and your emotional well-being as well) whenever you want to go into mounting climbing.
You might be asking now about the relevance of mind preparation for mountain climbing. What does it have to do with such outdoor experience?
Mind preparation means you have to be conscious and aware of what you are going to do. It means that you need to leave stress behind. Once you thoughts are somewhere else, you will never have the needed focus in order to avoid injury or accidents.
So if you think that you are not yet mentally prepared to go out with your friends and relatives to discover Mt. Apo, make it a definite reason not to pursue your plan yet. Mind you, with such condition, there is a chance that you might be experiencing not just a mere altitude sickness.
In preparing your mind, it likewise connotes that you have already been able to forget about fear of heights. Considering that Mt. Apo is the country’s highest peak, it therefore entails climbing 3,144 meters above sea level mass of land. That is certainly high, right?
To further help you to prepare your mind, always have a good rest, eat a balanced diet, exercise, drink a lot of water, and be brave and courageous enough to take on the challenge.