We can never have enough of nature. We must be refreshed by the sight of inexhaustible vigor, vast and titanic features, the sea-coast with its wrecks, the wilderness with its living and its decaying trees, the thunder-cloud, and the rain.
Henry David Thoreau
|When you head out for a hike, you should always carry your own backpack. Don't make someone else carry it!
Your pack doesn't have to be heavy, but it should have everything you'll need. For a day trip that means:
Good hiking shoes are important. Don't try to hike in sandals or flip-flops.
Other things you could add to your pack: