Get to know the basics
Everyone should know some basic “rules” when hiking in the grat outdoors Gather knowledge where you plan to be and be prepared! Whether you’re a rock climber, hiker, backpacker or serious mountaineer certain supplies will almost always become a necessity, especially in critical situations. Even less critical situations require attention and can only be addressed if proper planning and preparations have been made. Whether you are on a day hike or a week long trip, there are supplies that are absolutely essential to your safety.
The top 10 essentials
Sunglasses and sunscreen
Headlamp or flashlight
First aid kit
Insect repellent (or clothing designed for this purpose)
Plastic tarp and rope for expedient field shelter
Repair kit, duct tape, and basic sewing materials
Signaling devices (whistle, cell phone, two-way radio, satellite phone, unbreakable signal mirror or flare)
Portable water purification and water bottles
The Team is always looking for new members to join and carry on the tradition of the Team. If you would like to be a member of the team and want to make a difference in the lives of those in need, you are invited to attend our monthly team meeting.