Tag Archives: Clothing

Tips for Hiking in Cold and Wet Weather

A combination of driving rain, high winds, and temperatures just above freezing, represents some of the most challenging weather that a hiker can face. In these conditions, hypothermia and frostbite (if the thermometer subsequently drops below 0°C / 32°F) are a very real possibility. Thankfully, cold-related maladies are far easier to prevent than they are […]

10 Tips for Hiking & Backpacking in the Rain

There’s no doubt that rainy and cold conditions add an element of challenge to getting outside. But, don’t let a drizzly forecast stop you from being active and immersing yourself in nature. The right mindset and quality rain gear make all the difference. Whether you’re day hiking, backpacking for multiple days, or simply heading out […]

Matching Your Shoes and Bag: Dos and Don’ts

There are different schools of thought when it comes to ensuring your shoes and bag match. You might have heard that matching your accessories is an outdated look, but the truth is, a well-matched shoe and bag combo is a classic style that oozes class. That said, it’s important to play by the rules when […]

HIKING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS: A GUIDE FOR FIRST-TIME HIKERS

If you’ve been struck with a newfound yearning for a walk beyond your backyard into the backcountry, lace up your hiking boots and follow that impulse. Hiking is profoundly healthy for both your mind and body. Researchers have found that getting out and walking in nature can mitigate symptoms of depression, increase your attention span, and improve […]

Clothing and Gear Tips for Cold-Weather Hiking

To stay comfortable on a cold-weather hike, it’s critical to wear the right clothing and carry the right gear. Wear layers: Layering is a three-part system that includes a base layer that wicks perspiration away from your skin, a mid layer that insulates you from the cold and a shell layer that keeps wind and moisture out. The goal with […]

What to wear for a summer hike

The sun is beating down, you hear the roar of a waterfall, and just around the corner is a cool, secluded waterhole. It’s time to make the most of the warm weather with a summer hike. But before we do, let’s revise the basics. When the sun is out, there’s a good chance you’ll be […]

Hiking Boots Winter Trend 2020

Seen on the likes of fashion elites Kylie Jenner, Emily Ratajkowski & Bella and Gigi Hadid you know it’s a hot ticket item to add to your wardrobe. The Hiking Boot trend is here to stay through winter, into Spring and even Summer.Check out these hot street style looks for inspiration to pair your newest […]

12 Tips to Pack Your Backpack for a Trip

As travelers, one thing that we need to have on point is our backpack. When we are away from home, that’s the only thing that contains all that we belong. We want to reach out to the basic necessities and make sure that they’re placed right. On the contrary, we don’t want to overburden ourselves […]

OUTDOOR CLOTHING TIPS TO KEEP YOUR KIDS WARM ALL WINTER

As a parent, there’s no denying the annual daydream: a carefree vacation away from winter and the chaos of getting our kids outside. A week of relaxation at the beach is one solution to the cabin fever that sets in during the dark months of winter, but there are other options closer to home too. […]

How to Choose Sun Protection (UPF) Clothing

One of the great joys of being outdoors is basking in the soft, warm glow of the sun. But like so many of life’s pleasures, it’s best done in moderation. Sunlight includes rays of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, and exposure to those rays can lead to sunburn, premature skin aging and skin cancer. Choosing clothing that […]