Solo Hiking Safety 101

Traveling solo is a wonderful way to get away from the many responsibilities of family life and work. But if you are planning to travel on your own, it’s extremely important to follow some basic rules for your own safety. Take a look at the following before you grab a backpack and set off on a solo adventure.

Have the right supplies

Research the trail and trip

Announce your plans

If you can take a friend along for the hike, great! But if you are determined to take a solo hike on your own, know your limits before you go. Talk to your and get a clean bill of health, and research everything you possibly can before taking off. Above all, be safe and have a great time!

Originally published at https://andrewelsoffer.net on June 10, 2021.

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Andrew Elsoffer is a soccer coach, community leader, and outdoorsman. Learn more @ AndrewElsoffer.org.

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, Andrew Elsoffer is a soccer coach, community leader, and outdoorsman. Learn more @ AndrewElsoffer.org.