Day Hiking Checklist Grand Forks ND

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.

Play It Again Sports
(701) 795-1424
1803 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Gameday Athletic Sales
(701) 365-8005
3301 Fiechtner Dr S
Fargo, ND
 
Blue Line Sports
(701) 223-4008
216 W Front Ave
Bismarck, ND
 
Allen's Outdoor Supplies
(701) 657-2227
Hensel, ND
 
Gander Mountain #380
(701) 277-9979
2121 43rd St S
Fargo, ND
 
Hockey World
(701) 775-9752
1004 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Nogosek Hardware Store
(701) 883-5386
19 Center Ave W
Lamoure, ND
 
Duffy's Hockey & Sports
(701) 839-9220
1525 31st Ave SW
Minot, ND
 
Stringliner Company
(701) 774-2000
4401 16th Ave W
Williston, ND
 
Borderland Sports
(701) 243-6315
10476 1st Ave NE
Souris, ND
 

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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