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What to Bring for Day Hikes



Alternative schedules and locations can be accommodated. Please contact us for more information.

 

What to Bring for Day Hikes

PACK AND ACCESSORIES

  • Backpack with 30 litre capacity
  • Water bottle
  • Camera, film, accessories in a waterproof bag
  • Garbage bag (strong bag with closure)
  • Optional items: binoculars, field guide books, pocket knife, whistle, cell phone

CLOTHING

  • Footwear that provides good ankle support and is water resistant
  • Socks
  • Long pants (synthetic or wool is better than cotton)
  • One short sleeve and one long sleeve shirt
  • Pile jacket and/or warm sweater
  • Rain pants and rain jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat
  • For when cold weather days are expected - wool or synthetic hat (toque), gloves or mittens, warm jacket
  • Gaiters (optional)

OTHER

  • Personal prescriptions and medications
  • Sunscreen SPF 15+
  • Insect repellant
  • Toothbrush and personal toiletries
  • Blister kit for feet