- Proper footwear – helps avoid situations with a beautiful view but painful feet.
- Appropriate clothing – think moisture-wicking and easily added or removable layers
- Hiking backpack – padded straps and can carry all your essentials
- The essentials
- First aid kit
- Bug spray
- Knife or multi-tool
- Sun protection
- navigation: maps, compass, GPS
- Necessary medication
Don’t feel limited to this list, bring any extras that you may need but do not over pack. You want to pack what is necessary for hopes of avoiding a broken backpack strap or aching shoulders.
Now that you are ready to hit the mountains, remember a few things: be safe, stay on the trails, be courteous of others, and have fun. The great outdoors are meant to be explored, loved, and full of memories. Still have not booked a stay? Book Driftwood Lodge today!