Hikes can be great fun, or they can be a miserable experience or a cause of injuries or death. At least 90 percent of the problems are avoidable. In this section I'll discuss things you can do to
make your day hike safer and more enjoyable.
Ten Essentials and Five Principles
for Safe and Enjoyable Hikes
Lost: Five Steps and Five Tips for Hikers
A 24 Hour Backup Kit
Taking Along Tape