MOOSE, Wyo. — With winter in full swing, the National Park Service (NPS) is reminding park users of some general safety tips before they head out on a hiking endeavor this season.
“Hiking in winter can be a beautiful thing, there’s nothing like the hush that falls while snow blankets a forest,” said NPS. “But remember when you head outdoors you leave behind the established comforts of home: food and water; shelter from the sun, wind and weather; and easy access to emergency services.”
Keep the following tips in mind before heading out in winter weather conditions:
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Caroline Chapman is a Community News Reporter. She enjoys reading non-fiction, skiing, hiking, and playing piano in her downtime. Her favorite aspect about living in Jackson is the genuine admiration that Wyomingites share for the land and the life that it sustains.