Day Hiking Checklist Magna UT

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.

Kids Events LLC/Boxing Fitness
(801) 556-0345
Magna,WVc,Midvale,Herriman,Kearns
Salt Lake City, UT
 
BallroomUtah Dance Studio
(801) 916-4716
3030 S Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT
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Free 30 min intro lesson - $10 Group classes

Real Salt Lake- Utah Soccer
(801) 924-8567
515 South 700 East Suite 2R
Provo, UT
 
Thanksgiving Point
(801) 768-7449
3003 N. Thanksgiving
Provo, UT
 
Real Salt Lake- Utah Soccer
(801) 924-8567
515 South 700 East Suite 2R
Provo, UT
 
Boxing for fitness
(801) 556-0345
allover
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Global Indoor Golf
(801) 366-8085
220 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT
 
Eastman Fitness & Wellness
(801) 898-4321
968 Canyon Crest Dr
Bountiful, UT
 
Rokit Fuel
(801) 377-5051
396 East 1130 South, Provo
Provo, UT
 
Curves - Orem
(801) 426-5910
327 East 1200 South #1,
Orem, UT
 

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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