10 Essentials

What to bring hiking-10 essentials
The 10 essentials are survival items that are recommend for safe travel in the back country. Packing these items even for day hike is a good habit.
Navigation (map, compass and GPS)
Sun protection (sunglasses, hat, sunscreen)
Insulation (extra clothing)
Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
First aid supplies
Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
Repair kit and tools (duct tape, cordage)
Nutrition (extra food)
Hydration (extra water 4L/day)
Emergency shelter Reminder:
Bring a cell phone but don’t rely on it. Batteries die, phones break and you might not have cell service where you are going.

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