If you are just getting started in the world of carpentry and woodworking, these are the essential basic hand tools in order to set yourself up for success. Unlike power tools, hand tools are an inexpensive way to step into the world of woodworking but remain useful even after graduating to heavier equipment.
Whatever the length of the hike, never leave home without a proper pack. Season, climate, and personal preference will often dictate what you carry in your bag, but these 10 day hike essentials typically remain the same across the board.
Though I always recommend visiting a National Park in the slower season, it may be truly advantageous to hit up Black Canyon of the Gunnison at the very beginning of the busy summer months. Not as many people to fight on the South Rim, and the option to experience East Portal Road.