Conditioning Hiking Series - Equipment Q&A

Lecture: Conditioning Hiking Series

Conditioning Hiking Series - Equipment Q&A - Olympia Friends Meeting House

Required - bring your day pack along with your ten essentials for review and to ask any questions you have regarding gear prior to hitting the trails this summer!

  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)

Friends Meeting House

3201 Boston Harbor Road Ne, Olympia, WA 98506

Bring:

  • Day Pack

  • Ten Essentials: The Classic List

  • Map
  • Compass
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Extra clothing
  • Headlamp/flashlight
  • First-aid supplies
  • Firestarter
  • Matches
  • Knife
  • Extra food

Ten Essential Systems

  • Navigation (map & compass)
  • Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  • Insulation (extra clothing)
  • Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  • First-aid supplies
  • Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  • Repair kit and tools
  • Nutrition (extra food)
  • Hydration (extra water)
  • Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
  • Clothing

    • Synthetic (no cotton)!

    • Hat

    • Gloves or mittens (plus extra)

    • Socks (plus extra)

    • Boots or footwear suitable for the terrain

    • Extra clothing

    • Raingear

  • Trekking poles (if desired)

  • Map & directions

  • Lunch

  • Snacks

  • Water

  • Personal items - Keys, drivers license, money, emergency contacts, cell phone in a zip type plastic bag

  • Toilet kit (toilet paper, zip bags, hand sanitizer)

Route/Place

Olympia Friends Meeting House


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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Ten Essentials: The Classic List

  • Map
  • Compass
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Extra clothing
  • Headlamp/flashlight
  • First-aid supplies
  • Firestarter
  • Matches
  • Knife
  • Extra food

Ten Essential Systems

  • Navigation (map & compass)
  • Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  • Insulation (extra clothing)
  • Illumination (headlamp/flashlight)
  • First-aid supplies
  • Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  • Repair kit and tools
  • Nutrition (extra food)
  • Hydration (extra water)
  • Emergency shelter (tent/plastic tube tent/garbage bag)
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