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What Do I Bring?

Day Hiking
The following is a general list of items that are either required or recommended for DAY hikes:

Required:
 
- A Daypack (can be waterproofed with a pack cover or a garbage bag as a liner)
- Lunch and snacks
- 1-2 litres of water (in bladder or bottle) 
- ID and wallet 
- Rain jacket with hood and rain pants
- Down jacket or fleece warm layer
- Warm hat/toque 
- Gloves/mitts
- Personal first aid/medications/blister kit
- Sunscreen, sunglasses, lip balm (with SPF)

Recommended:

- 1 or 2 hiking poles
- Hat with brim
- Small foam pad (for sitting at breaks)
- Bug repellent
- Gaiters
- Umbrella or poncho
- Camera

If you are unsure about any of the items on this list, or would like to learn more about their use, please attend one of our lectures. Remember - hikes will run RAIN OR SHINE so it doesn't hurt to be prepared!

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