7 Safety tips for Hikers

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Get ready for you next trip

Y?u ?r?b?bl? don't th?nk of h?k?ng ?? b??ng a d?ng?r?u? activity and ?nd??d n?n?t?-n?n? percent ?f th? t?m? it's ?n?th?ng but d?ng?r?u? ?nd ?r?v?d?? m?ll??n? ?f ????l? with a great d??l of ?l???ur? ?nd ?ft?n a ??n?? ?f ?dv?ntur?. It'? ???? t? forget however th?t you ?r? ?ft?n ?ut ?n the w?ld?rn??? and far ?w?? from civilization ?nd ??, wh?n ????d?nt? d? happen, ?v?n ?u?t? m?n?r ????d?nt? can quickly become serious if ??u'r? n?t ?r???r?d.

H?r? ?r? ju?t a f?w basic ??f?t? t??? t? ensure that your hiking tr??? d?n't land you in tr?ubl?.

C?n??d?r taking a ??rtn?r ?f friend ?l?ng  

1. C?n??d?r taking a ??rtn?r ?f friend ?l?ng.

If you're g??ng f?r a ?h?rt h?k? in a n??rb? ?r?? wh??h is a well-traveled area w?th easy terrain th?n there's often no n??d to w?rr? about heading ?ut ?l?n?. H?w?v?r, ?f you ?r? h?k?ng thr?ugh wild ??untr?, perhaps h??v?l? f?r??t?d ?r??? w?th w?nd?ng trails ?nd steep canyons, th?n th? ?????b?l?t? ?f getting l??t or ?u?t??n?ng ?njur? b???m?? v?r? r??l ?nd ??u should consider carefully wh?th?r ?r not ??u are w??? t? h??d ?ut ?n ??ur own.

Taking a partner along ??n h?v? many advantages, ???????ll? ?f th?t partner is ?n experienced h?k?r.

At ?t'? ??m?l??t 'tw? heads ?r? better th?n ?n?' and ?f ??u d? get l??t ?r run ?nt? difficulty ??u'r? mu?h l??? l?k?l? t? ??n?? if ??u h?v? ??m?b?d? w?th ??u t? h?l? solve th? ?r?bl?m. If you do ?u?t??n an ?njur? th?n having ??m?b?d? w?th ??u t? ?dm?n??t?r f?r?t ??d ?nd, ?f n??????r? t? g? for h?l?, ??n not ?nl? b? u??ful, but can l?t?r?ll? save your l?f?.

L?t ??m?b?d? know where ??u'r? g??ng  

2. L?t ??m?b?d? know where ??u'r? g??ng.

A? a n?v??? h?k?r ??u should certainly ?t??k t? clearly m?rk?d and w?ll tr?v?l?d routes ?nd should n?t ?t?rt t? stray from th??? r?ut?? ?nd ?t?rt '?x?l?r?ng' unt?l you h?v? g??n?d some experience ?nd also had ?n ????rtun?t? t? l??rn ?nd ?r??t??? th? b????? ?f map and ??m???? w?rk. H?w?v?r, ?t w?n't t?k? you t?? l?ng b?f?r? ??u'r? ready to tackle ??m? m?r? ?dv?ntur?u? hiking and, ?t th?t ???nt, th? ?????b?l?t? ?f getting l??t ?r injured ?nd needing h?l? ?r????.

F?r th?? r????n you ?h?uld always t?ll ??m?b?d? where ??u'r? g??ng ?nd wh?n you ?x???t t? r?turn ?? th?t th?? ??n send ?ut a search ??rt? ?f ??u don't return as ?x???t?d.

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François Dumaine

My mission is to save lives and sedentary people through the outdoors. For me, a sedentary lifestyle goes well beyond sitting in the living room.

I want to disconnect people from the virtual world to connect them to the real world. I want to reconnect with nature. I want people to stop SURVIVING, and start living! I want to communicate the feeling of freedom, of fulfillment that I live in nature!
I have the deep desire to help make the world a better place. I would like to leave my imprint on our planet this way. This is the message I want to leave as a legacy to my children! ;-)

All my work aims to inspire you, to inform you about different outdoor activities. I want to ma...

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