There will always be some risk involved in hiking and backpacking, but there are things we can do to help prevent accidents on the trail and make hiking a little safer both for ourselves and our hiking buddies. This is where we’ll share tips on planning a successful hike and what gear you’ll want to carry in case of emergencies in the wilderness.
Anyone who spends time in the outdoors can benefit from these hiking and backpacking safety tips to help protect yourself and the wildlife you see out on the trail.
Assemble your own hiking and backpacking first aid kit to make sure you have what you need to help treat any cuts, scrapes and illnesses out on the trail.
While hiking is arguably the most ‘risky’ time of a backpacking trip, most of us spend more time hanging around the campsite. There are a whole set of different risks that can present themselves after we settle into camp for the night.
Discover what hiking safety gear you should be carrying while day hiking or backpacking in the wilderness to not only help prevent incident and injury but also help you out of any sticky situations you might find yourself in.