Many precautions can be taken to ensure less stress to legs, knees and feet during a hike, but as every seasoned hiker knows, it is not going uphill that is the problem, it is coming down!
Oh, I went hiking at Gunung Angsi last Monday with my schoolmates and the post-injuries were excruciating!!!!
Ok mari tengok gambar happy dulu..
Here are some snippets about Gunung AngsiGunung Angsi (825m) Gunung Angsi is one of the easier(what??? ) mountains to climb. It is situated in the Ulu Bendul park in Negeri Sembilan. From what I heard , you are not allowed to camp for the night up at the peak. You have to register your name at a small hut at the start of the trail before 12 pm. and you have to be back by 7 pm. If you register later than 12 pm, they will not allow you to climb up the mountain, and if you come back after 7 pm, they will send people to look for you.. Gunung Angsi is also well known for dehydrating people. Make sure you bring lots of water, and make sure you drink it regularly. To trek up and down in one day shouldn’t be a problem to anyone who is reasonably fit. There are some steep parts, but they are quite short. The trail is quite wide , and the roots of the trees which line the trail are exposed all along the way. The beginning of the trail is flat , until you cross a small stream. From there, it is all the way up.
Others : Angsi
Post-hiking suggestions for dealing with pain:
- Ice painful or swollen joints and muscles immediately after a hike. If pain persists, continue at intervals for up to 48 hours. Icing will decrease inflammation, reduce swelling and numb pain.
- Rest after the hike, but do not become immobile. Walking or light exercise will keep blood flowing and increase recovery.
- Gentle stretches will help stiff, tight muscles.
- Massage painful muscles with long, smooth movements.
- If needed, use a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug, such as ibuprofen, to reduce pain and inflammation.
- Some hikers benefit from alternating ice packs and heat therapy. This should only be done after 48 hours and inflammation has subsided. Applying heat immediately after a hike will increase swelling and prolong recovery time.
ps: I went to Gunung Lambak, Kluang before (510m) and passed out!!
pps: Our team name “Team Gayat 86”.Ha ha