Familiarize yourself with the area you plan to visit. Paper maps, gps, phone mapping apps are all good resources. Knowing how to properly use them before you head out is often overlooked.
The Fremont Adventure Recreation group is a great resource for familiarizing yourself with the various areas of Fremont County and how to prepare and know before you go what to bring.
- Be aware of the weather. Being flexible to changing weather conditions is part of backcountry recreation. Planning, gear requirements, and limitations bound to weather can change drastically from day to day.
- Always let someone know where you are going and when you plan to return.
- Don’t go alone, it is always best to enjoy outdoor activities with others.
- Bring appropriate gear for your specific trip. Seasonal changes and different forms of recreation can greatly influence what gear is needed.