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Ten Essentials

To Carry With You On a Hike

  • Map
  • Compass
  • Flashlight (with spare batteries & bulb)
  • Extra food and water
  • Extra clothing
  • Pocket knife
  • Fire starter
  • Matches (in waterproof container)
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • First aid kit

To Keep in the Car

  • Water, pack, boots
  • Spare motor oil and tools
  • Spare clothes and personal items
  • Extra car keys outside car
  • Jumper cables
  • Car jack
  • Tow cable and shovel
  • Maps
  • Alarm clock
  • Blanket or tarp to cover visible items.

[SOURCE: ANGELES CHAPTER Leadership Training Committee (LTC): LEADER'S REFERENCE BOOK]

 

[Sycamore Canyon Hike, header photo]