One of the items that should be in your pack and doesn’t take up a whole lot of room is a pair of good gloves. Whether they’re gardening gloves or leather ones,they can protect your hands from nasty creatures and plants while you’re hunting around in fallen leaves,a tree trunk,or any other place that makes a good hiding spot for snakes or biting spiders.
Yes,you can be brave and go without. And 9 times out of 10 you’ll be fine. But what is going to get you that 10th time? Better safe than sorry with these safety precautions!