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Canteens needed even on day hikes to keep kids hydrated

Canteens or plastic bottles filled with water are vital for any hike, no matter how short the trail. You'll need to have enough of them to carry about 2 pints of water per person for every hour of hiking. If going into arid regions, you'll probably need more.

When looking for a canteen or a water bottle, make sure it seals tight and can be…


Added by Rob Bignell on November 22, 2011 at 8:23am — No Comments

Dress children for the weather when hiking

When hiking with children, always dress for the weather. For example, a light-colored and loose-fitting T-shirt is a must on hot, sunny summer days and in desert areas, a windbreaker a must in windy climes, and a water-resistant rain jacket in wet areas.

Some parents prefer to dress their kids in bright clothes on hikes, as they’re easier to…


Added by Rob Bignell on November 21, 2011 at 8:37am — No Comments

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