Some of the best hiking and camping is happening right now with the colors still vibrant and winter knocking on the door.
REI lists the Hiking 10 Essentials including things like navigation, sun protection, water, food, clothes and the lists goes on. They even mention the New vs the Old list of Essentials.
What are you own 10 essentials? Do you keep them in your backpack so it is ready to hit the trail when you get the itch?