Day Hiking Checklist Nashua NH

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.

Bank of America Championship: PGA TOUR/Champions Tour
(978) 266-0266
20 Main Street, Entrance D
Acton, MA
 
Pro Shop
(603) 888-9858
25 Fairway St
Nashua, NH
 
Lids
(603) 891-1149
310 Daniel Webster Hwy
Nashua, NH
 
Play It Again Sports
(603) 886-6664
36 Northwest Blvd
Nashua, NH
 
Soccer Post
(603) 888-6969
8 Spit Brook Rd Ste 3
Nashua, NH
 
Modell's Sporting Goods
(603) 888-7171
258 Daniel Webster Hwy
Nashua, NH
 
Olympia Sports Center
(603) 888-1807
Pheasant Lane Mall S
Nashua, NH
 
Nemo Equipment Inc
(603) 881-9353
100 Factory St
Nashua, NH
 
Olympia Sports
(603) 883-0937
17 Hawkstead Holw
Nashua, NH
 
Pure Hockey of Nashua
(603) 598-9008
248 Main Dunstable Rd
Nashua, NH
 

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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