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What to Pack for a Day Hike

I love to get an early start in the morning when I am planning an all day hike up and down a mountain. The air is cooler in the morning and there are less people on the trail. Since I plan to be out for at least 4 hours, maybe even 8 hours if I am feeling really ambitious, I need more than just water in my day pack.

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Fit's Tips: I always pack my lunch and snacks in a plastic grocery bag and when I'm done, I use the bag for my trash and any I find on the trail.

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SU3 SU3 9 years
Oh. nevermind. Now I do! :P Sweeet sunglasses. & I love that Mountainsmith Lumbar Pack!
SU3 SU3 9 years
Oh. nevermind. Now I do! :PSweeet sunglasses. & I love that Mountainsmith Lumbar Pack!
SU3 SU3 9 years
I can't see it. :CRY:
SU3 SU3 9 years
I can't see it. :CRY:
grl-in-the-world grl-in-the-world 9 years
National Geographic had an article the other day that warned some Nalgene and similar bottles can contain #3 plastic (the one most likely to leach into your water). So make sure you check the recycling symbol on the bottom of your re-usable water bottles.
crispet1 crispet1 9 years
Great! I will keep all this in mind when I go for my hike later in July.
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