After seeing a 10% chance for northern lights on the forecast, I headed to the hills with my family, in hopes of seeing the rare spectacle for myself. And yes, I did say forecast. The NOAA Space and Weather Prediction Center has an Aurora doppler feed that forecasts the occurrence every 30 minutes.
In this article we talk about everything that you need to bring on a day hike, plus a free day hike gear checklist printable. With the help of this checklist you'll have no trouble getting geared up the right way!