Hiking Checklist

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Basic Hiking Gear

Hiking Clothing

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  • Hiking shirt or base layer
  • Hiking pants or shorts
  • Hiking socks
  • Hiking boots or shoes
  • Brimmed hat or headband
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof shell or poncho
  • Extra pair of socks

Emergency Preparedness

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  • First-aid kit
  • Signaling mirror
  • Fire steel and tinder
  • Water purification tablets
  • Parachute cord or thin rope
  • Wire saw or folding saw
  • Candle
  • Fishing line and lures
  • Small plastic tarp

Other Hiking Gear

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