What is in our hiking daypack?
We have included links to some of the products we use.
–First aid kit (which includes sunscreen, a lighter and a knife/multipurpose tool)
-Change of clothing for the kids (in case of accidents)
– Snacks (no candy or sugar to help energize and motivate kids on the trail)
-Ziploc or a bag for trash (make sure you take out everything you bought with you on the trail)
-Fully charged phone (Alltrails app for a map | Flashlight | To call for help in case of an emergency)
-Epipen (our son has a peanut allergy)
-Whistle (in case of an emergency or getting lost) ours kids backpack come with a whistle (our boys also know that they cannot blow the whistle unless it’s an emergency).
Things we also bring, but wear:
-Hiking boots and socks
Find a hiking boot that is waterproof. We also like to have hiking boots that are around the ankles for support while hiking.
-Sunglasses (for protection from the sun)
-Hat (for protection from the sun)
Things we keep in the car for our return from the trail:
-Lunch or Snacks
-Treat for the kids
-Change of shoes