A. = Adjective ADV. = Adverb IDM. = Idiom N. = Noun V. = Verb
|altitude sickness||N. an illness caused from being at high elevations|
|a canteen||N. a container used for carrying drinking water|
|dehydration||N. a physical condition caused by not drinking enough water; having the water removed from something|
|gear||N. equipment used for a particular purpose (camping, sports, fishing, etc.)|
|to hike||V. to go on a walk through nature for pleasure or exercise|
|a hike||N. a walk through nature for pleasure or exercise|
|a permit||N. written permission from a government office or other organization to do something|
|a porter||N. a person who carries gear and supplies on a trek|
|a ranger||N. a person who is employed to take care of a state park or a national park|
|a trail||N. a path (through forest, grass, sand) created when many people or animals walk back and forth over the same area
Marked paths in natural parks and reserves are usually called trails.
|to trek||V. to travel by foot over a great distance|
|a trek||N. a journey over a great distance
We often use the word "trek" when a trip lasts several days and is quite challenging.