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Setting the Pace

On any hike it is important to focus on setting the pace and establishing natural rhythm that suits you or the slowest ...
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Leaving the trail – Leave a sign

Leaving the trail to look at something or for a toilet stop? Leaving the trail - Leave a sign. Leave a ...
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Carry identification

Carry Identification always. Take a photo ID, insurance card, and credit card on the trail. Before a long hike, taking digital ...
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Plan your hike for the slowest person

Plan your hike for the slowest person. One that is suitable for everyone in your party and let the slower person ...
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Hike in a group

Hike in a group where possible. It is a good idea to always have at least one other person with ...
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Let someone know before you go

Let someone know before you go. Leave your hike plan someone you trust indication the trail head, intended direction of ...
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Make an early start

Make an early start. Hike as much as possible of each day’s distance in the cool hours of morning (or evening), ...
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Hike at a Safe Pace

Hike at a safe pace - especially uphill - where you’re not pushing your heart or respiratory rates into the red zone, and take ...