Day Hiking Checklist Pass Christian MS

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.

Alan Belcher MMA Club
(228) 392-0034
3179 Mallett Rd #21
D'Iberville, MS
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Bazor MMA Club
(601) 336-2141
100 Eastbrook Drive
Petal , MS
 
Veterans Motocross Park
(262) 347-1102
1450 Bankhead Road SW
Fulton, MS
 
Tinnin Oil Co
(662) 265-5900
701 Highway 49 W
Inverness, MS
 
Champs Sports
(601) 977-0083
1200 E County Line Rd
Ridgeland, MS
 
Silver Ash Ranch Retreat
(662) 333-9419
3549 Bethlehem Rd
Potts Camp, MS
 
Alan Belcher MMA Club
(228) 392-0034
3179 Mallett Rd #21
D'Iberville, MS
Prices and/or Promotions
FREE 30 Day Trial

Western Power Sports
(601) 855-7622
160 E Peace St
Canton, MS
 
Hibbett Sportss
(601) 483-4554
1440 Bonita Lakes Cir
Meridian, MS
 
Kesslers Team Sports Sporting Gds
(228) 863-1612
1611 24th Ave
Gulfport, MS
 

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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