Day Hiking Checklist Huntington WV

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.

West Virginia Bruisers womens full contact football
(304) 521-2489
Walnut St.
Kenova, WV
 
Legends Pro Wrestling
(304) 215-3512
PO Box 6058
Wheeling, WV
 
Lil Pigskins
(304) 562-1020
3548 Teays Valley Road
Hurricane, WV
 
Dan's Sport Shop Inc Store
(304) 523-1974
1155 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
 
Glenn's Sporting Goods Inc
(304) 523-7766
1051 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
 
West Virginia Bruisers womens full contact football
(304) 521-2489
Walnut St.
Kenova, WV
 
Morgantown Poker
(304) 319-6416
419 Posten Ave
Morgantown, WV
 
cyote gone wild
(304) 991-3476
734 E. 7th Street
parkersburg, WV
 
Maynard Sports Inc
(304) 525-6260
4061 5th Street Rd
Huntington, WV
 
Dan's Sport Shop Inc
(304) 523-1973
1155 4th Ave
Huntington, WV
 

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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