No matter where you live in the world, there’s probably at least one hiking trail nearby. In honor of the start to the 2018 summer season, get out there for a day hike. Break a sweat, take in the scenery, hopefully get some wildlife photos - all good things for the soul. The mountains are calling... and you must go.
If you’re relatively new to the world of hiking, or if you feel like you always pack the wrong stuff, we’ve put together a checklist of items you should always have with you on the trail. Stay prepared, stay nourished, and stay safe with the following hiking gear.