Hikers Responsibility code

Hike Safe-- Hiker Responsibility Code

You are responsible for yourself, so be prepared:

1. With knowledge and gear. Become self reliant by learning about the terrain, conditions, local weather and your equipment before you start.
2. To leave your plans. Tell someone where you are going, the trails you are hiking, when you will return and your emergency plans.
3. To stay together. When you start as a group, hike as a group, end as a group. Pace your hike to the slowest person.
4. To turn back. Weather changes quickly in the mountains. Fatigue and unexpected conditions can also affect your hike. Know your limitations and when to postpone your hike. The mountains will be there another day.
5. For emergencies. Even if you are headed out for just an hour, an injury, severe weather or a wrong turn could become life threatening. Don't assume you will be rescued; know how to rescue yourself.
6. To share the hiker code with others.

Table of Contents

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Planning A Trip To Fire Island August 18, 2009 6:27 PM anonymous
Fire Island Camping Option August 18, 2009 6:25 PM anonymous
Fire Island Option August 18, 2009 6:24 PM anonymous
Fire Island Info August 18, 2009 6:21 PM anonymous
What Happens If I Can't Keep Up? August 18, 2009 6:17 PM anonymous
Hikers Responsibility code August 18, 2009 6:15 PM anonymous
FAQ's August 18, 2009 6:08 PM anonymous
How to Quit A Meetup Group August 18, 2009 5:58 PM anonymous
Proper Equipment for Hiking August 18, 2009 5:28 PM anonymous
RSVP and ATTENDANCE ETIQUETTE August 18, 2009 4:26 PM anonymous
Part2 Meetup Terms of Service Agreement August 8, 2009 5:43 PM anonymous
Part4 Meetup Terms of Service Agreement August 8, 2009 5:42 PM anonymous

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