The 10 Essentials – Never Hike Without These! (Plus Hiking Tips)

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Hi everyone! We hope you enjoy this educational video discussing the ten essential items to STAY SAFE & SURVIVE while out on a hike. These are the items you should bring.

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50 Comments

  1. Eji kamuri on March 11, 2021 at 11:26 pm
  2. Anonneemuss on March 11, 2021 at 11:27 pm

    Replace the first aid manual with an app on your phone. Save a couple of ounces.
    And an extra pair of socks is a *must* — there is nothing like the feeling of a clean pair halfway through the day.

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  4. Autistic Guitar on March 11, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    paracord

  5. Enrique X111 on March 11, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    I’m Mexican I don’t need a first aid.

  6. Madison McCloughan on March 11, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    Great tips! Do you think mental or physical strength is more important when hiking?

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  8. Alexander Zylstra on March 11, 2021 at 11:34 pm

    this was a pretty decent video

  9. cris Black on March 11, 2021 at 11:35 pm

    I bring 2 denim pants
    5 t shits
    1 flannel (padded)
    8 socks
    Canteen
    Compass
    Knife
    Hammock
    Water filter

  10. Shawn Guffey on March 11, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    For my six years living here in The Rockies, I must admit that the act of looking at other people’s bags and thinking, "That’s not good," is pretty much a daily thing. :-/

  11. Skyla Studioz on March 11, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    love this, we are just starting out too. we are also documenting & putting our hikes on YouTube, check us out & if you like subscribe. would help us a lot. Thanks again for this great video. Oh, i always bring a beer but as for an essential, a pair of decent Walkie Talkies, seriously!!!

  12. LIn Ivan on March 11, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    b

  13. eye_need_jesus on March 11, 2021 at 11:37 pm

    What about protection from wild animals? (I’m a beginner)

  14. TomT on March 11, 2021 at 11:39 pm

    All protein bars give me a headache from the processed ingredients they put in them. Do emergency blankets keep people warm?

  15. Sean Morgan on March 11, 2021 at 11:40 pm

    great video… my students liked it.
    @d86A

  16. ? 9 on March 11, 2021 at 11:45 pm

    Imagine being prone to skin cancer

  17. phlezk on March 11, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    Thumbs up for her humor at the end! I actually laughed!

  18. MisfitsFiendClub on March 11, 2021 at 11:48 pm

    He talks a mile a minute 🏃‍♂️🤪

  19. Supipi Dilranda on March 11, 2021 at 11:50 pm

    Beauty of Sri Lanka
    https://youtu.be/jJFhpO2B70I

  20. Kev Wills on March 11, 2021 at 11:50 pm

    Cliff bars are crap pure sugar

  21. Meangirl Production on March 11, 2021 at 11:50 pm

    She made this more serious lol

  22. Jaimee Archibald on March 11, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    Can I use work boots instead of hikers?

  23. SpritTV on March 11, 2021 at 11:51 pm

    Thanks for the hiking tips.

  24. Christine's Travel and Adventures on March 11, 2021 at 11:53 pm

    Hi 👋 new friend 🥰
    Let’s grow together.
    And support each other.
    Hugs 😍

  25. R.M it's time to hike on March 11, 2021 at 11:53 pm

    Woooooooooow sb me too thank you love hike

  26. kcuk101 on March 11, 2021 at 11:54 pm

    As an electronic engineer I would not recommend reversing the battery in a head torch. Instead remove one battery and store separately or insert a piece of insulative material between the battery and head torch contacts, thereby breaking the circuit.

  27. Sapchung on March 11, 2021 at 11:56 pm
  28. Kev Wills on March 11, 2021 at 11:58 pm

    Hot nature more often .. you won’t need sun screen. And don’t you know Uv is needed for good vision.. you have black out glasses !

  29. Cherry Bomb on March 11, 2021 at 11:58 pm

    Bruh you need a good knife. Never go without one.

  30. Cory Jones on March 11, 2021 at 11:58 pm

    This was incredibly fun to watch. Great people.

  31. Dylan Lowery on March 11, 2021 at 11:58 pm

    you forgot a camera, if you go hiking without a camera just dont go hiking at all

  32. Kev Wills on March 12, 2021 at 12:01 am

    Pain killer seriously … loser . Probably can’t leave his yard without panic

  33. bajadude53 on March 12, 2021 at 12:04 am

    A satellite tracker is a great safety addition.

  34. Vic on March 12, 2021 at 12:07 am

    That girl is hilarious

  35. The Mountain Knights on March 12, 2021 at 12:08 am

    Great video and important information

  36. mofeoluwa femi on March 12, 2021 at 12:08 am

    classic wow

  37. Travel Diver on March 12, 2021 at 12:08 am
  38. Mattatata on March 12, 2021 at 12:09 am

    lmfao these videos in between cracked up up. But thanks for the tips!

  39. Arslan on March 12, 2021 at 12:12 am

    Won’t a lighter be feasible than those match boxes. Also carry a water filtering tool.

  40. William Penn jr. on March 12, 2021 at 12:12 am

    my most vital item for camping is ear plugs. Those damn cicada’s will keep me up all night.

  41. Mel on March 12, 2021 at 12:14 am

    In NZ, in my hiking group, we have a saying TTT.

    Ten degrees colder (I’m in Celcius)
    Two more days
    Twice as bad weather

    Because NZ is so hilly it impacts a lot of things incl temperature, the reliability of weather forecasts and the reliability of trails.
    You wanna account for your trip potentially being longer, colder, or more wet/windy than you expected. This happens often and I consider it to be within the normal scope of a hiking trip, not a "time to turn around" thing.
    The 2 more days is for a 3+ days long trip. For a overnighter or day trip I’d probably say 1 day more supplies, rather than 2.

  42. sweeneythom387 on March 12, 2021 at 12:14 am

    Do you ever worry about wild animals? Any tips for avoiding them? Or is a bear encounter basically just a natural landmine you can’t prepare for?

  43. Awesome Outdoors on March 12, 2021 at 12:15 am

    Great video!

  44. Thomas Ko on March 12, 2021 at 12:16 am

    The cliff bar part was really funny. Unfortunately nobody in my country knows that you can identify real hikers ny that. 🙂

  45. Daunte Marie Slettebak on March 12, 2021 at 12:16 am

    I also brought along an old Boy Scout Guide I found at a thrift store, as well as map, and rec book of the area! The Boy Scout Guide has everything in it!…. from basic first aid, CPR steps, how to build a EMG shelter, EMG procedures in case of hypothermia, falls, broken bones, cuts, snake bites, insects, heat stroke etc! It also covers things like building a lean two or teepee EMG shelter, how to tie various knots that hold, and outdoor survival tips! Great resource when in the woods! Also I like to bring along some BBQ lighter fluid, matches and a lighter to get my fire going quickly! (I don’t like to waste time when I’m camping!), I also bring along a pocket knife or good hunting knife so you can cut wood or branches with it, wittle, or fix things, clean a fish you caught, etc! Also a complete first aid kit, small container of rubbing alcohol, antibiotic ointment, a ace bandage wrap in case you break your arm or injure your leg etc, bug repellent, camp torch, flashlight, whistle and small mirror (These can be used in case you are lost to warn people of your whereabouts! Or flash low flying planes for help if lost! You can also take your bra off and climb a tree to the top to flag low flying planes! They may see the white bra or undies from the sky and find you! Camp out at the base of that tree so park Rangers can find you when they go to search a large area!), 2 cans cat food (Used in case you get lost in the woods! As you will not snack on it, and it can keep you alive if lost! ) I also like to bring along a blow up mattress and air pillow that can easily be blown up for use to sleep on! And my very warm sleeping bag, and a fuzzy throw, coffee can and TP roll to pee and doodie in, when sleeping in my pup tent! As I don’t use or like outhouses! And besides they don’t have them in the backwoods anyway! All they have is a red band hanging from a tree branch, letting you know you can poop there! I also like to layer my clothing in case of weather changes! As you can always take things off if it gets warm, but if you don’t have any warm sweater, rain jacket, warm hat and mittens, warm coat and scarf its not easy when the weather changes on you! So bring these along even if its sunny outside! As the weather in the Pacific N.W. and in the Cascades, Olympics, Mt. Rainer, Mt. St. Helens can change in a wink! You have to be prepared in advance! The ones who die in the Mountains are the ones who did not bring along their needed supplies or do the research where they were going! So do some research in advance! Bring along all your needed supplies! And plenty of food and snacks, beverages! And when in the outback woods…ALWAYS SIGN IN AND OUT AT THE RANGERS STATION FIRST THING! THIS IS A MUST! LET THE RANGER KNOW WHERE YOUR GOING, HOW LONG YOU ARE PLANNING TO BE THERE, IF YOU WILL BE HIKING OR JUST CAMPING, AND ANY MEDICAL ISSUES YOU HAVE OR MEDICATIONS YOU MIGHT BE ON! This will help them locate you if you go past your return date! So someone can go out and find you! Or send a rescue team! DONT FORGET TO SIGN OUT WHEN YOU GET BACK..IT LETS THEM KNOW YOU MADE IT BACK, AND ITS POLITE! SHOWS YOU ARE A RESPONSIBLE HIKER! ESPECIALLY IF YOU ARE HIKING ALONE! EVEN DO THIS FOR A DAY TRIP! ITS IMPORTANT! AS MANY HAVE JUST GONE INTO THE WOODS FOR A DAY TRIP AND NEVER BEEN SEEN AGAIN?! MOSTLY DUE TO THE FACT THEY DIDNT REPORT! SO ALWAYS DO THAT! Well those are my tips for hiking in the national parks, and the outback woods! You can hike safely by following a few good tips! D : ) Smiley!

    ENJOY! I have been hiking and camping most of my lifetime ex-mountaineer in WA, and grew up hiking and camping with my family and (search and rescue) friends in WA since I was a kid! You can enjoy the woods and have a safe enjoyable hike and camping experience, by following a few wise tips!

  46. 2laughandlaugh on March 12, 2021 at 12:18 am

    Damn….ive seen army medics with less first aid than you. I take 2 bandaids and a small mainly empty tube of Neosporin.

  47. OLITRAVEL CHANNEL on March 12, 2021 at 12:19 am

    cool video 🙂

  48. Yuxiang Diao on March 12, 2021 at 12:19 am

    should you bring oxygen mask if you go to high attitude ?

  49. Bilingual Outdoors, Nature & Green Spaces on March 12, 2021 at 12:19 am

    Great work, thank you for sharing.

  50. jedrick thorassie on March 12, 2021 at 12:20 am

    awesome video, thanks

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