Day Hiking Checklist Albuquerque NM

Parents on family hikes often act like pack mules, so be sure to divvy up the goods before heading out. Not only will this save your shoulders, it will give the kids a reality check. Hiking is more than a walk in the woods , but if you use our list, you'll have what you need without taxing yourself.

Quality Baits
(505) 877-0780
4257 Isleta Blvd SW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Airhog Com
(505) 341-3167
Albuquerque, NM
 
House of Soccer
(505) 296-8417
4410 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Krystals Nfl Shoppe
(505) 296-8730
2801 Eubank Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(505) 890-5121
9391 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Lobo Store At the Pit
(505) 880-8880
6611 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Nfl Xtreme
(505) 881-2085
2405 San Pedro Dr NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Lobo Store At the Pit
(505) 842-9600
1111 University Blvd SE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(505) 836-6555
3140 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Sport Systems Ski & Bike
(505) 296-9111
1605 Juan Tabo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 

Day Hiking Checklist

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Day Hike Checklist

Keeping short and sweet hikes short and sweet

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Day hikes are a great way to explore the natural surroundings. Whether you drive to a local trail for a few hours or hike from your campground, these treks can be short, sweet and very rewarding. Even if you plan on sticking to established paths, you'll need to keep your orientation wits about you. Just because you're on a popular trail doesn't mean you can't get lost . Don't forget to pack your map and compass alongside your common sense.

While forgetting essential gear isn't unusual, many day trekkers err in the other direction and take too much. Bring what you need, but remember that you'll be carrying everything - all day. Being loaded down with excess gadgets or rations will take the fun out of a hike faster than an angry grizzly.

Parents on family hikes often act like pack mules, so be sure to divvy up the goods before heading out. Not only will this save your shoulders, it will give the kids a reality check. Hiking is more than a walk in the woods , but if you use our list, you'll have what you need without taxing yourself.

Before You Go

  • Make sure all electronic devices are fully charged
  • Leave your itinerary with family, friends or park officials
  • Check the weather forecast

Pack in Your Day Pack

  • Map(s)
  • Compass and / or GPS device
  • First aid kit
  • Swiss army knife or multi-purpose tool
  • Extra food and water
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Matches (stormproof or in waterproo...

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