First-time hiker? 10 things you must pack in your backpack
Hlengiwe Magagula shares his top tips for the novice hiker
If in doubt, leave it out - those are the wisest words you'll hear when packing your backpack for your first backpacking trip.
The rules are the same for whatever hike you're doing, whether on the beach, mountains or bush, because every extra kilo counts...