Not to be negative Nancy, but there is always a chance that a hike can go wrong – which is why you need to be prepared for what the elements might throw at you. You’re going to need things like a compass, multi-tool, first aid supplies and an emergency blanket for warmth – like this one from Elemental.
An emergency blanket will reflect the heat back to your body keeping your warm in rough conditions and is also useful for creating a signal in the event of a rescue. Made from aluminised cik-stretch polyester, this blanket will stay flexible even in freezing conditions so it’s going to perform well even under harsh conditions.
This blanket is the perfect size to slip into your pocket or with the rest of your emergency stash – so make sure you’re not without it for your first aid kit or emergency outdoor stash.