The Handbook of Massachusetts Off-Highway Vehicle Laws
The Official Off-roading Handbook of the Massachusetts Environmental Police - Web Version
Table of Contents
What to Bring Along
Map and Compass: Topographic maps provide the most useful information for navigating terrain because they show the area in three dimensions. Purchase a good orienteering compass, and learn how to use it with a topographic map.
First-Aid Kit: Carry a well-stocked first-aid kit. Take a first-aid course so that you'll know what to do in an emergency.
Survival Kit: In addition to the items above, also carry:
- Candy bars (or other high-energy food)
- Emergency food and water (enough for one or two extra days)
- Hand axe or saw
- Signal flares
- Waterproof matches
Other Useful Items:
- Radio for weather reports
- Mobile phone and a GPS unit