What you carry in your day pack can be haphazard at best. Here is a well thought out post by Don Meredith, one of our Trail Ambassadors. He has a list along with some reasoning on what to carry on any day hike out in the wilderness. After all, you never quite know if something is going to come up and you will need it.

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September 26, 2011 — Brian Fryer