WMRR   Safety Tips

Equipment

Always be prepared for an emergency. A good question to ask is, "Can I get back safely with the equipment Iím taking?" Here are some items to consider:

Extra key (One could get lost in the snow).
First aid kit.
Pocket knife (some carry an ax).
50 feet of ľ inch nylon rope.
Map, reliable compass.
Water proof matches.

Candy bars or other high energy food (or a one-day supply of food).
A pair of snowshoes.
Flashlight.
Flares.
Emergency shelter.
Emergency shelter material (tube tent, tarp).
Space blanket.
Sun-blocking cream.

For convenience, you might like to consider some luxury items if you have room to carry them.

Gas stove
Extra fuel
Tarpaulin or tent
Catalytic heater
Radio and good batteries to monitor weather.

 

 

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