Category Archives: Clothes

3 Tips For Hiking in Water and How to Keep Your Feet Dry

Hiking in water without the right footwear can lead to discomfort, blisters, and cold feet. Planning and preparation can help you to decide what footwear you should wear and whether you should carry any extra with you. Waterproof socks, fast drying shoes, and checking the waterproofness of your boots can all help make hiking in […]

Layering for Winter Hikes: How to Dress for Warmth on the Trail

As the old Scandanavian saying goes, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad clothes.” Sure, the air outside is feeling frosty and the hot cocoa is calling your name, but if you know how to layer clothes correctly, you can withstand some of the worst conditions winter has to offer. You should be dressing […]

7 Tips for Packing All the Right Clothing for Your First Backpacking Trip

It takes a lot to prep before heading out on your first overnight backpacking trip. We’ve broken down what gear you’ll need overall and how to pack food so you don’t go hungry in the wilderness. But with so many activewear and hiking apparel options out there, it can be hard to figure out what clothing is really essential. You’ve got […]

Can You Wear Liner Socks By Themselves? 3 Best Tips

If you’ve been hiking throughout your life and have always used liner socks, you may want to consider using them without another pair of socks. There are plenty of benefits to using liner socks, especially if you go hiking a few times each month. Many people have used a pair at some point but they haven’t […]

Rain Jackets and Protection for Hiking

Backroads trip leaders in Alaska have a saying: there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad gear. So, if you’re properly prepared with the right gear, adventuring in inclement weather—wind, rain or snow—can result in some of the most memorable outdoor experiences you’ll ever have. No self-respecting guide ever leaves home without a rain or […]

Hiking Layers: Everything You Need To Know

Packing for an outdoor adventure can be challenging because so many factors go into what clothing to bring. After all, being too cold or too hot can mean the difference between having a great experience and risking discomfort. Because outdoor temperatures are always unpredictable, it’s important to use the layering system to help you manage […]

Hiking Socks—How To Find The Best Socks For Hiking

Taking care of your feet while on the trail starts with cushioning and protecting them with proper socks. Your trail shoes should work in tandem with your hiking socks to offer support and comfort without friction. Finding the best socks for hiking begins by thinking about what shoes you’ll wear. TRAIL RUNNING SHOES If you have […]

Selecting the Best Hiking Clothes

If you’re gearing up to head out on a hike, you certainly want to make sure you have all the right equipment, such as the proper backpack, maps, and other gear—but if you don’t also wear the right clothes, your trip will quickly become an uncomfortable experience. Wearing the right hiking clothes means knowing the […]


Getting out into the great outdoors and going for a hike can be an incredible experience. There’s the fresh air, the endorphins from exercise, and all those fantastic views providing the perfect Instagram backdrop. But, finding the ideal outfit to wear hiking can be a challenge. After all, striking the right balance between fashion and […]