Whether you are packing for a short or long hike, you must always be prepared for the worse. A few key items to bring along with you on you hike are: map and compass, plenty of water, rain gear, adequate food, knife or utility tool, first aid kit, fire starting materials (matches, lighter, flint and magnesium block) and extra clothing.
When packing you backpack it is important to stage everything that you want to take with you on you hike. This wil give you the opportunity to make sure you get the gear you need and allow the chance to leave the gear you don’t behind. As a rule of thumb it is all ways a good idea to pack the heaviest items in the center and as near your body as possible, this will you keep you balance on uneven terrain.
If you are looking for the Perfect day pack, then look no farther then the North Face Tree Hugger Backpack
| North Face Tree Hugger 32L Backpack $139.95
Start you weekend off right with the Tree Hugger backpack by North Face, then come by the shop for your free hug and extra Karma points! Made from recycled materials this backpack is lightweight, durable and perfect for those day trips into the backcountry.
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