Q: What hiking gear should I bring on a day hike?

  • Backpack
  • Water, lots, extra in case of emergencies
  • Dress for the weather, conditions may be different at the top
  • Rain or wind jacket in case the weather conditions change
  • Lunch and/or snacks
  • Sunscreen
  • First aid supplies: bandaids, extra water to clean open wounds
  • Bug spray
  • Camera