Day Hiking Checklist Winnemucca NV

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.

Achieve Fitness USA Las Vegas
(702) 520-5820
1841 Somersby Way
Henderson, NV
 
Las Vegas Wranglers Professional Hockey
(702) 471-7825
4500 W Tropicana Ave Orleans Arena
Las Vegas, NV
 
Desert Oasis Clinic
(702) 310-9350
6316 S Rainbow Blvd Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV
 
Balance Center Of Las Vegas
(702) 341-0606
321 N Buffalo Dr Ste 110
Las Vegas, NV
 
Las Vegas Bariatric Physicians
(702) 251-8062
35 W Sahara Ave Ste 104
Las Vegas, NV
 
Health Express Center
(702) 616-1905
1320 E Pebble Rd Ste 100
Las Vegas, NV
 
Lifesigns
(702) 254-7200
9065 S Pecos Rd Ste 190
Henderson, NV
 
Linda Esposito Fitness Consultant
(702) 896-4259
274 Jubilee Rd
Henderson, NV
 
Pole Position Raceway
(702) 263-3112
4175 S Arville St
Las Vegas, NV
 
Whole Foods Market-West Charleston
(702) 589-7711
6689 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas, NV
 

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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