What you put on your feet can make or break your experience on the trail and leave you limping back to the car in absolute pain, saying things things you don’t mean. Nobody wants to go through that.
There are plenty of extensive articles battling over what you DO and DO NOT need, so I’m going to tell you what you MUST have in regards to safety.
Your guide will be there every step of the way, but there will be times that your safety and the safety of those around you depends on your ability to adapt and use techniques you’ll be learning along the way. So, that said, here is a list of what you’ll need to bring with you.