Spring hikes: Unique risk factors you should be mindful of

Marta Czurylowicz
Spring hikes: Unique risk factors you should be mindful of
Spring hikes: Unique risk factors you should be mindful of

Days are gradually getting warmer and longer, and with that comes a lot of excitement to be outside and soak it all in.

However, it's important to keep in mind that spring is a transitional season — and with that comes a set of unique risk factors, particularly on hiking trails.

In the video above, reporter Marta Czurylowicz outlines what you need to know before packing your backpack and heading out.