Essential Backcountry Emergency Gear
The best choices for emergency gear will differ in each situation, but there is a list of must-have items each hiker, including those heading out on day trips, should have. The list of items include: first aid kit, emergency layers, emergency shelter and some extra food. I will discuss the first aid kit for hiking in a separate section, but I would like to say it being extremely important in any hiking kit. Extra layers and food are easy to have and they might save your life in case of unexpected. Extra two-three daysí worth of food is a standard in any multi-day hiking trip...
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