Day Hiking Checklist Pearl City HI

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.

Keiki 65 Junior Tennis Racket
(808) 521-9052
2009 Puowaina Drive
Honolulu, HI
Prices and/or Promotions
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MYOGASPACE
(808) 395-5409
7938 Hawaii Kai Dr, Honolulu
Honolulu, HI
 
Sea Sports Distributors
(808) 456-5311
96-1233 Waihona St
Pearl City, HI
 
Parker Ranch Hunt Club
(808) 885-2313
67-1435 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuela, HI
 
Sunglass Hut International
(808) 661-8808
Lahaina, HI
 
MYOGASPACE
(808) 395-5409
7938 Hawaii Kai Dr, Honolulu
Honolulu, HI
 
Keiki 65 Junior Tennis Racket
(808) 521-9052
2009 Puowaina Drive
Honolulu, HI
Prices and/or Promotions
85

St Sports Inc
(808) 235-4140
45-1127D Kamehameha Hwy
Kaneohe, HI
 
Champs Sports
(808) 488-0858
Peariridge Cntr Down
Aiea, HI
 
Sports Authority the
(808) 677-9933
94-809 Lumiaina St
Waipahu, HI
 

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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