Day Hiking Checklist Narragansett RI

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.

Traditional Martial Arts R.I.
(401) 219-0166
1099 Park Ave.
Cranston, RI
Prices and/or Promotions
2 Free classes!!!

USA Karate Providence
(401) 865-6330
65 Wild Street
Providence, RI
 
Soccer World
(401) 827-7722
687 Quaker Ln
West Warwick, RI
 
Rugby Imports Ltd
(401) 438-2727
885 Warren Ave
East Providence, RI
 
Olympia Sports
(401) 762-5192
1500 Diamond Hill Rd
Woonsocket, RI
 
CITY AIKI Traditional Japanese Martial Arts Aikido/Jujitsu/Aikijujutsu
(401) 363-2838
200 Allens Avenue
Providence, RI
Prices and/or Promotions
$ 80.00 per month

Soccer Spot At Narragansett
(401) 782-3490
91 Point Judith Rd
Narragansett, RI
 
Block Island Sport Shop Inc
(401) 466-5001
224 Water
Block Island, RI
 
Fin & Feather Hunting Fishing Lodge
(401) 885-8680
95 Frenchtown Rd
East Greenwich, RI
 
K & J Sports
(401) 270-2576
394 Branch Ave
Providence, RI
 

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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