The first thing you must know is that only having desire and love for hiking is not enough, having a proper physical condition is as much vital. Have all of the equipment and learn about the basics. You must have heard about the hikers whom had pain and a sore body after the climbing so the best way for preventing it is to exercise, long walks, running, and lifting some weights. The next step is the mental preparation. It may take you hours to climb a mountain with slow pace, some unexpected events might happen, you must be able to keep calm. It is recommended to climb a mountain with an experienced climber.