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Hiking Tips 10

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Before your hike, it is best to increase your walking/running and general physical activity before undertaking a hike to insure that your body is ready for the physical demand.

Hiking Tips 9

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Whenever possible, hike with a partner.

Hiking Tips 8

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

If you plan on taking a longer hike, you should invest in a good pair of hiking boots, as sneakers don’t provide enough stability.

Hiking Tips 7

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Learn what the hazards are for the area you will hike.  Every location has unique challenges for which you need to prepare.

Hiking Tips 6

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Bring an extra day’s worth of food.  Non-perishable items, such as jerky or trail mix are great options.

Hiking Tips 5

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Make sure to use sunblock and bring sunglasses.  Once you are above the treeline, the sun can be quite intense.

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