Day Hike

Packing List

Climate: Desert
Season: Winter
Duration: Day Trip

When you are out and about, you never know what may happen, so at a minimum, you should pack these essentials. Perhaps you could stop along the way and go fishing!

Clothing

_______  Bandana or Handkerchief *
_______  Gloves (Liner)
_______  Gloves/Mittens (Warm) *
_______  Hat (Brim)
_______  Hiking Boots
_______  Hiking Pants (Long) - Zipper Pants work great.
_______  Hiking Pants (Shorts) *
_______  Rain Gear
_______  Shirt (Long Sleeve) *
_______  Shirt (Short Sleeve, Wicking ) *
_______  Socks (Heavy) - Smartwool™ wool great.

Gear

_______  Binoculars *
_______  Camera *
_______  Compass
_______  Day Pack
_______  Emergency fire starter
_______  Fishing Equipment & License *
_______  Flashlight
_______  Gators *
_______  Hiking Poles *
_______  Hydration Bladder *
_______  Jacket/Fleece - Fleece, or other warm shirt. Hypothermia can occur almost any time, and any place.
_______  Knife - Small pocketknife
_______  Maps
_______  Sun Glasses
_______  Toilet Paper
_______  Water Bottle
_______  Whistle *

Personal Items

_______  First Aid Kit (Small)
_______  Lip Balm
_______  Lunch
_______  Prescription Medications *
_______  Search & Rescue Card - If available in your state. Included on some fishing licenses. *
_______  Snacks

Group Gear

_______  GPS *
_______  Shovel (Small)
_______  Sunscreen

* Optional Item

Please Note:  This is only a recommended minimum set of equipment based on the past experiences of many individuals. We do not guarantee that it is all inclusive or appropriate for the activities you are planning. The trip leader, and common sense should always dictate the equipment you actually pack.
List generated on 11/23/2014 4:44:53 PM


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