“Since I started hiking trailhead break-ins have been a thing, but it seems like this year they’ve been increasing. In this video I’ll share my strategy on preventing trailhead break-ins. I can’t guarentee that it’s 100% effective, but it’s been working well for me after parking at trailheads hundreds of times.”

It’s abject bummer that trailhead vehicle break-ins are fact of life but there are some simple commonsense steps you can take to avoid becoming a victim. Here’s a quick video from The Hiking Guy on how to prevent theft while out hiking:

-Assume that your car can be broken into.

-Make it easy to see that you know they’re looking and you’ve got nothing for them.

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