Day Hiking Checklist Anthony 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.

Mariachi De Mi Tierra
(915) 564-4868
2630 Grant Ave
El Paso, TX
 
Hat Zone
(505) 899-7372
Cotonwood Mall
Albuquerque, NM
 
Graphic Dimensions Carlton Pennington
(505) 842-9256
1010 Sawmill Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM
 
Carl Prado
(505) 326-1589
4601 E Main St
Farmington, NM
 
Ultimate Team Sales
(505) 883-3668
6501 Wyoming Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
USA BOXING EP
(915) 502-6283
9627 Sims
El Paso, TX
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Big 5 Sporting Goods
(505) 326-1805
910 E Main St
Farmington, NM
 
Williams Trading
(505) 754-2217
Post 306 High E
Red River, NM
 
Zumiez
(505) 438-0753
4250 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
 
Paisano's Place
(505) 762-9266
1900 N Prince St
Clovis, 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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