How to not get lost hiking on National Trails Day
If you’re anything like us and are looking to hit the trails after work, here are some good tips to keep in mind. You wouldn’t want to get lost in the woods on National Trails Day!
Before setting out on any wilderness hike, download or buy a topographical map of the trail network so you’ll be aware of trail crossings and alternative routes. Consider hiking with a buddy, or, if you must hike alone, always tell a friend or loved one where you’ll be and when you plan to be back. Many trailheads offer “sign-in stations,” where hikers can register their presence.
Also, check out their infographic.
Maybe commit it to memory in case you get lost in the woods and are without cell service? This information worth knowing, people!
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