Aug08

10 Safety Essentials

Categories // Be Prepared, What to do if you get lost, Handling Emergencies, Wilderness safety, Safety

10 Essentials

The Mountaineers  list 10 essential items to take on any day hike, overnight hike, or camping trip. Make this your survival kit!  We've added a few more suggestions at the end.  

1. Map

2. Compass

3. Flashlight / Headlamp

4. Extra Food

5. Extra Clothes

6. Sunglasses

7. First-Aid Kit

8. Pocket Knife

9. Waterproof Matches

10. Firestarter 

More suggestions:
water
warm hat and/or hat with a brim
lip balm
whistle
sunscreen