hikeSafe's 10 Essentials

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We want you to be safe on the trails! The NH Fish and Game Department and the White Mountain National Forest are partners in a mountain safety education program called "hikeSafe" to help get the word out on what hikers need to know.

Recommended Clothing and Equipment for Hikers:

For Summer Day Hikes:

  • The Ten Essentials:
    • Map
    • Compass
    • Warm Clothing:
    • Sweater or Pile Jacket
    • Long Pants (wool or synthetic)
    • Hat (wool)
    • Extra Food and Water
    • Flashlight or Headlamp
    • Matches/Firestarters
    • First Aid Kit/Repair Kit
    • Whistle
    • Rain/Wind Jacket and Pants
    • Pocket Knife