Hiking / Biking Check List



  • Hiking Check List

  • __ Candle __ Clothing (always bring something warm, extra socks, and rain gear) __ Compass __ First aid kit __ Food (bring extra) __ Flashlight (new diode type are very bright) __ Foil (to use as a cup or signaling device) __ Hat __ Insect Repellant __ Map __ Nylon Filament __ Pocket knife __ Pocket mirror (to use as a signaling device) __ Prescription glasses (an extra pair) __ Prescription medications for ongoing medical conditions __ Radio with batteries __ Space blanket or a piece of plastic (to use for warmth or shelter) __ Sunglasses __ Sunscreen __ Trash bag (makes an adequate poncho) __ Water __ Waterproof matches or matches in a waterproof tin __ Water purification tablets __ Whistle (to scare off animals or to use as a signaling device)

    Ten-Essentials 1. Water Bring plenty of water and a way to purify water found on the trail. 2. Food lunch, energy bars, trail-mix, snacks, etc 3. Fire starter lighter, matches in a waterproof container 4. Compass/GPS unit bring extra batteries for GPS units. 5. Map a map of the area and the trail you will be hiking. 6. First Aid Kit 7. Whistle 8. Pocket Knife, Nylon Cord 9. Clothing - Rain Jacket, Emergency Blanket, Extra Clothing 10. Flashlight bring extra batteries. Please Note: This is a suggested list of items;
    please use your own judgment depending on the
    particular trip you are planning.



  • Biking Check List
  • __ Mountain Bike - obviously! __ Two water bottles and carriers __ Small tool bag mounted under seat __ Security lock __ Pump Tools __ Compact screwdrivers to fit bike __ Allen wrenches to fit bike parts ( typically 3, 4, 5, and 6 mm) __ Tire irons __ Spoke wrench __ Freewheel tool (be sure it fits your freewheel) __ Six-inch crescent wrench __ Spare tire __ Spare tube __ Tube patch kit __ Chain rivet tool __ Spare chain link First Aid __ Antibiotics __ Antiseptics __ Tylenol __ Benadryl __ Tincture of Benzoin __ Sterile gauze pads __ Nonadherent dressing __ One-inch adhesive tape __ Steristrips __ Ace wrap __ Moleskin __ Second Skin __ Tweezers __ Bandage scissors __ Irrigation syringe __ Talcum powder for saddle sores and for flat tires -- dusting the tube before placing it __ Pencil and emergency report form __ Emergency Phone Numbers and money for a phone call Clothing __ Bike helmet -- if you have a brain, protect it! __ Cycling shorts __ T-shirt (cotton / synthetic blend __ Fleece, Polartec or wool sweater __ Cycling gloves __ Rain jacket - lightweight for windbreaker and just-in-case sprinkles __ Cycling shoes Miscellaneous __ Wrap-style sunglasses __ Compass ( a mini one that mounts on the handlebars works just fine) __ Heart-rate monitor and altimeter mounted on the handlebars, too __ Sunscreen __ Insect repellent __ Bandana __ High energy snacks __ Camera and film __ Small hydration pack with room for packing snacks