Day Hiking Checklist Gardnerville NV

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.

Winning Edge International
(702) 967-6000
5052 S Jones Blvd Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV
 
Planned Parenthood of Southern Nevada
(702) 878-3622
3220 W Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
 
Desert Lakes Shooting Club
(702) 294-0029
12801 US 95 S
Boulder City, NV
 
BounceU
(702) 735-5867
1000 N Stephanie Pl
Henderson, NV
 
Laser Quest
(702) 243-8881
7361 Lake Mead Blvd Ste 103
Las Vegas, NV
 
Veinity
(702) 240-3198
3150 N Tenya Way Ste 630
Henderson, NV
 
Sherry Goldstein's Yoga Sanctuary
(702) 240-7666
7915 W Sahara Ave Ste 101
Las Vegas, NV
 
Mindi Yogi, LLC
(702) 335-6944
9811 W Charleston Blvd Ste 2-311
Las Vegas, NV
 
Robert Toledo Ltd
(702) 933-5544
1552 W Warm Springs Rd Ste 100
Henderson, NV
 
Poker Party Las Vegas.com
(702) 505-1805
7922 Homer Ct
Las Vegas, NV
 

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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