Hiking Tips for Beginners


  1. Plan ahead, and check the weather

  2. Find a hiking partner

  3. Pick hiking gear

  4. Stay prepared by bringing the essentials

  5. Download a map in advance (for offline use)

  6. Make sure you have the proper amount of food and water

  7. Choose the right shoe/sock combo

  8. Tell someone where you will be

  9. Dress for success

  10. Remember to pace yourself

  11. Don’t fear getting lost

  12. Learn hiking etiquette

  13. Always carry a source of light

  14. Start the hike with the right mindset

  15. Know hazards of the area

  16. Take lots of breaks

  17. Leave no trace

  18. Leave home early in the morning 

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