Buying Guide
By J. Travis Smith
on 4.24.14

Most day hikes require a peanut butter sandwich, a water bottle and maybe some bug spray. But for the weekend warrior who wants to crush in one day what most people stroll in three, there are a few indispensables in case the weather turns bad, a friend gets injured or you feel like showing off. Here are our favorite necessities and extravagances for spending a day burning through some miles on the trail.

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