Here in the pacific northwest, there is beautiful terrain from trees to wetlands, snowy mountains, and beautiful beaches. It is an amazing place to explore and see wildlife, go camping, and, last but not least, enjoy the awesome OHV parks all over this wonderful state.
That being said, mother nature is a very unpredictable and very temperamental force that could be sunny and great one minute and a blizzard the next. In this situation, you need to make sure you are prepared for any element.
There is a small list that can fit in a carrying bag or backpack that could save your life in a situation.
- Waterproof Matches /Fire Starter.
- Flashlight / Extra Batteries and Bulb.
- First Aid Kit.
- Extra food and water.
- Signaling Device: Whistle or Mirror.
- Map and Compass.
- Emergency shelter: Tarp, Blanket, or Lg. Plastic Bag.
- Extra Clothing.
This is a list of inexpensive items that can save your life.these are fundamentals to have as a hiker or someone that likes the take an adventure in a 4×4, UTV, ATV, etc.