Beginners Walking Checklist

Pull on your boots and explore the outdoors on foot

Walking is one of the most cost effective ways to keep fit. Whether you’re walking miles for endurance, or a leisurely walk on your local trails, it all helps toward a fit and healthy heart. We’ve compiled a list of a few suggested basics for day trip walkers.

Take a look at the list and use it as a guide to find the right gear for you.

You probably have an idea about the basics of walking gear, but there are items out there that can make the trip easier, more comfortable and more enjoyable. This checklist features a basic overview of what is available. Each walker is different, and you know your needs more than anybody, so use this list as a guide.