Day Hiking Checklist Mandan 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.

Solutions Now
(714) 373-9081
1025 Westminster Mall
Westminster, CA
 
New Balance
(910) 332-2020
29 Van Campen Blvd
Wilmington, NC
 
Clinton Decoy Co Ltd
(563) 242-8801
1725 Main Ave
Clinton, IA
 
U S Bass
(931) 232-9994
455 The Trce
Dover, TN
 
Tri-Running
(337) 232-8212
2811 Johnston St
Lafayette, LA
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(505) 522-0555
3060 E Lohman Ave
Las Cruces, NM
 
Black Duck Sporting Clay
(906) 474-6580
9288 25 Pt 75 Ln
Rapid River, MI
 
T-Shirt Printing Plus Inc
(269) 383-3666
8608 W Main St
Kalamazoo, MI
 
Big 5 Sporting Goods
(707) 258-2048
1305 Trancas St
Napa, CA
 
Soccer Mom
(910) 796-3344
7134 Market St
Wilmington, NC
 

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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