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
 
Varsity Bags Inc
(701) 766-4777
Fort Totten, ND
 
Training Room Inc
(701) 235-2728
3401 University Dr S
Fargo, ND
 
Foot Locker
(701) 258-1060
Kirkwood Mall
Bismarck, ND
 
Scheels
(701) 282-4652
W Acres Shopping Ctr
West Fargo, ND
 
Hockey World
(701) 775-9752
1004 S Washington St
Grand Forks, ND
 
Dakota Curling Supply
(701) 256-3471
914 6th St
Langdon, ND
 
Mb Products Inc
(701) 748-5400
1000 Highway Dr
Hazen, ND
 
Scheels Corporate Marketing
(701) 364-5695
4550 15th Ave S
Fargo, ND
 
Play It Again Sports
(701) 255-6068
100 W Front Ave
Bismarck, 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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