These tips are really for serious hikers. We’re talking PCT or Appalachian Trail hiking. The kind where you may be gone for days, not an afternoon. If you think you might be setting up camp, there are tips on how to pitch a tent 20 different ways.
You should also be prepared with waterproofing your clothing, matches, and electronics. Did you know you can shellac matches to keep them from getting ruined by water?
Here are lots of additional tips that novice hikers might appreciate. Anything you’d add to the list?