Are you taking to the trails in the coming travel season? Are you finally ready to check out that old hiking path in your areas? No matter what trail you’re going on this year, it’s important that you plan accordingly. From packing the right snacks to preparing for the worst of weather, there are countless elements that go into planning the perfect hiking trip. In this informative video, we’ll take a look at some key safety tips to keep in mind when you’re hiking.
First of all, you want to wear the right clothing. Turn to compression shorts or pants that can keep you warm if you’re hiking in colder temperatures.
Opt for tactical work boots or spiked hiking boots to match the terrain in the area. Always, ALWAYS bring a rain jacket or poncho, as the weather can turn at any given moment.
In addition to the right clothing, it’s important to pack safety equipment such as mace, a flashlight, a hunting knife, or a satellite device. Always make sure that somebody knows where you are at any given moment to avoid getting lost. To learn more about how to hike safely, keep watching this informative video.