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
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(505) 522-0555
3060 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
Pro Shop the
(505) 744-5767
1159 Hyde Ave
Truth or Consequence, NM
 
Gardenswartz Team Sales
(505) 884-1234
2437 Menaul Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(505) 884-5026
2720 San Mateo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
USA BOXING EP
(915) 502-6283
9627 Sims
El Paso, TX
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Big 5 Sporting Goods
(505) 275-4990
1915 Juan Tabo Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM
 
Oteros Hunting Calls
(505) 863-4287
716 S 2nd St
Gallup, NM
 
Fanzz Sports Apparel
(505) 471-4949
1180 Villa Linda Mall
Santa Fe, NM
 
Sports Authority
(505) 344-9001
4720 Alexander 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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