Day Hiking Checklist Papillion NE

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.

TOROCO INTERNATIONAL
(402) 909-1692
4317 N. 129th Ct. Bldg # 12
Omaha , NE
 
Stay Sharp Entertainment
(402) 419-0042
341 S 27th
Lincoln, NE
 
Husker Headquarters
(402) 438-8800
1120 P St
Lincoln, NE
 
Innovative Protectives Inc
(402) 375-3577
1610 Chiefs Way
Wayne, NE
 
Athelite
(402) 371-6570
1700 Market Ln Ste 9
Norfolk, NE
 
TOROCO INTERNATIONAL
(402) 909-1692
4317 N. 129th Ct. Bldg # 12
Omaha , NE
 
Vinny's Indoor Skatepark and Pro Shop
(402) 339-3399
Papillion, NE
 
Stadium Sports
(402) 336-2282
418 E Douglas St
Oneill, NE
 
Ty-N-Hunter Outdoor Products
(308) 582-4401
2285 S Eugene Ave
Maxwell, NE
 
T & L Country Enterprises
(402) 588-2231
123 4th St
Garland, NE
 

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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