It’s hunting season in Vermont, and a lot of other places.

“It’s good to add some color to your pack,” said Antos-Ketcham. “Studies have proven that blaze orange is the most effective color for getting people’s attention in the woods.

Along with the orange vest, he says making your upper body as brightly colored as possible is helpful to making sure you are seen. In addition to wearing orange, avoid anything brown or white that could be associated with a deer.

That means: leave your antler hat at home. I know it helps you pick up hot chicks on the trail, but still.