Hike In Comfort, With The Correct Clothing
While it may be tempting, and significantly less effort just to throw on whatever is in your wardrobe. Hitting the hiking trails in your everyday garb may in the end not be the smartest decision you’ve ever made.
Specific fabrics may be more prone to chafing making for an uncomfortable last couple of miles as you limp your way home. Others may just be downright dangerous in the wrong conditions (we’re looking at you cotton).
For many simple, short hikes what you wear may not matter too much, but having an understanding of the properties of various fabrics you’ll develop a sense of what to wear on a hike. In addition understanding, how to wear your clothes in layers should help protect you from the elements without overloading your backpack. In the end smarter clothing decisions can significantly improve the enjoyment of your hikes.
Best Hiking Hat: The Best for Outdoor Adventure
In this post, we introduce you to 11 of our favorite hiking hats and caps, all of which are blessed with hiker-friendly features and are especially designed for life on the trail.
Best Hiking Beanie for All-Weather Adventurers
As we lose up to 10% of body heat through our heads it’s a good idea to get yourself some head-specific clothing. Check out our selection of awesome hiking beanies to keep you warm on your winter adventures.
Best Hiking Belt For Outdoor Adventures In 2023
Tired of struggling to maintain a pace, incessantly pulling up your pants, or inadvertently mooning your companions when reaching for that summit high-five? If so, it’s time to upgrade your garb with one of these awesome, trail-worthy hiking belts.
Best Lightweight Rain Jackets for Hiking and Backpacking
Weather looking questionable? Never fear! In this buying guide, we introduce you to 12 awesome lightweight rain shells that will let you hit the trails no matter what the weather’s doing!
Best Hiking Shirts for Backcountry Adventures
This buying guide introduces you to 8 awesome tees and button-up shirts that are especially designed to cater to the needs of the backcountry adventurer.
Best Budget Hiking Pants For Affordable Outdoor Adventures
Want quality hiking pants without the hefty price tag? Our list of the top 8 affordable pants on the market will ensure that you get the gear you need at a reasonable price point.
Best Down Pants For Cold-Weather Adventures
Our guide includes a list of ten super-cozy pin-warmers for camping, hiking, or just chilling, and all the advice you need to find the perfect pair for you
Best Mid Layer For Staying Warm On The Trail
Hate being cold on the trail? A quality mid layer jacket is just what you need. In this guide, we introduce you to 10 of the top models available and offer tips to help you select the right one.
Best Liner Gloves for Cold-Weather Adventures
Don’t let the dreaded cold stop your winter fun. Layer up your hands with glove liners to keep hitting those slopes and trails hard. From fancy silk to rugged wool, we have got you covered, literally.
Best Hiking Pants for Outdoor Adventures
Not just any old pants will cut it on the trail. In this post, we’ll introduce you to the most trail-ready models on the market and provide all the info you need to find the perfect partners for you pins.
Best Winter Hiking Pants For Snow & Cold [2023 Edition]
Finding the right pair of winter hiking pants shouldn’t be difficult. Here are our 7 top picks to check out before you head outside this winter.
Best Women’s Winter Hiking Pants: Keep Warm This Winter [2023 Edition]
Find the perfect winter pants for your pins with our detailed, straight-talking buying advice and selection of the best models out there.
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