What do I need for a first time hike?

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A first time hike can be a great experience for anyone, but it’s important to prepare properly. Here are some things you’ll need:
-A map of the area you’re hiking in
-Enough water and snacks to last the duration of your hike
-Sunscreen and insect repellent
-Hiking boots or shoes that fit well and are comfortable
-An emergency whistle to signal for help if needed

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