What to bring
8/21/2015 | Sheryl McGlochlin

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When hiking with us for a few hours, the following items are the most needed: 

  • Water - 1 liter per hour of hiking is recommended
  • A healthy snack (granola bar, trail mix, etc.)
  • Sun protection i.e. hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm
  • Light jacket for wind protection and warmth even during the summer months since we do high altitude hiking
  • First Aid Kit:  Small bag with a few supplies i.e. bandaids, etc.
  • Cell phone
  • Flashlight (is this feature on your cell phone)
  • Rain poncho & Wind protection
  • My cell phone number in your phone.  801-278-5313
  • Cell phone service may be spotty in the canyons

Be more fully prepared for the unexpected: 

Here is a more detailed list of items to bring

  1. Water
  2. 2 Way Radio/Walkie Talkie
  3. Extra Food
  4. Layer up w/ extra Clothing/Insulation
  5. Rain/Wind Protection
  6. Sun Protection (Sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, lip balm)
  7. Compass
  8. Map
  9. Flashlight w/ spare batteries
  10. First Aid Kit
  11. Emergency Kit (Whistle, matches or small lighter, candle or fire starter tabs, lightweight reflective emergency bag or space blanket, pocket knife)
  12. When hiking with our group: Sheryl's cell phone number: 801-278-5313 - Don't depend on this in the canyons since they don't always get reception)