Luis Vega is a Wilderness Columnist for the Kingman Miner. If you have comments or want to share experiences, write him at email@example.com.
What do you think is the most basic survival tool? Is it a compass or some way to start a fire?
What do you use to secure gear such as an ATV, motorcycle or other gear in the back of a truck or trailer?
Webbing, rope and carabineers are not usually included in a day pack, but I suggest they should be essentials for anyone hiking in the steep terrain found in Mohave County.
If you become lost, stuck or whatever, do you stay put or do you try to walk out to get help?
There are many types of maps – Forest Service maps, Bureau of Land Management maps, and highway maps to name a few. Some show general features and points of interest.