Hiking Basics

The intent of this website is to provide a Dayhiking 101 guide for individuals, families and other groups who would like to hike, but don’t know where to start. It’s also for those who would like guidance on how to get more out of the experience. The pages below should offer some help.

Why Hike? – Benefits of hiking in the outdoors

Pre-Hike – What you need to do and know to prepare for a day hike

Hike Day – Tips and techniques to make your day as enjoyable as possible

Post-Hike – Items you should take care of after you get back from the hike

Glossary – Common hiking terms and their definitions

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