Always being prepared with Leavenworth safety information is the best way to avoid danger and positively respond to difficult situations to help you make the most of your time here.
How can I be safe in inclement weather and winter seasons?
The best way to prepare for cold weather and possible storms is to layer your clothing and to always bring a couple extra blankets or jackets with you. Especially during wintertime, it is smarter to over dress to help prepare for all types of weather.
How can I be safe while snowboarding or skiing?
If you are traveling in a group, make sure you know where everyone is going and establish a time to meet back up. If you are adventuring on your own, tell someone locally where you will be going and what time you expect to be back.
How can I be safe while hiking?
Always bring excess amounts of water with you and a few extra healthy snacks. When choosing a trail, pick one that you are confident and comfortable with; don’t try to push yourself too far. Finally, always be prepared to encounter wildlife.
How can I be bear (and animal) aware?
Make sure to never feed any of the animals that you come across, no matter how cute or hungry they look. Carry all of your garbage out with you, including compostable substances. If animals do approach you, gather in a group, stand tall and make lots of noise.
How can I prepare for any type of outdoor excursion?
If you know you will be exploring the outdoors, familiarize yourself with the local surroundings, trails and Leavenworth safety tips. While out, carry a trail map, a first-aid kit and lots of water with you. And don’t forget to dress warm.
What is the best way to prepare for any difficult situation?
Wherever you go, carry the number of the local hospital on your person on a piece of paper—don’t rely on your cell phone. Be sure to look up detailed directions both to and from your destination. And, if possible, let people know where you are going and when you will return.