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Top Ten Hiking Essentials

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1. Navigation: electronic & paper: map, compass, altimeter, GPS device, personal locator beacon (PLB) or satellite messenger

2. Sun protection: sunglasses, sun-protective clothes and sunscreen

3. Headlamp: plus extra batteries

4. First aid: including foot care and insect repellent

5. Repair kit and tools: duct tape, knife, screwdriver, and scissors

6. Fire: matches, lighter and fire starters

7. Emergency Shelter: tent, space blanket, tarp, or bivy

8. Food: dense superfoods

9. Water: bladder & portable filter

10. Clothes:  jacket, fleece, hat, gloves, rain shell, thermal underwear

Annette Poliwka

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