Tag Archives: hiking clothes

What To Wear For Hiking

One of the most important preparations before you hit the hiking trails is knowing what to wear. It’s one of the most common questions being asked by beginners. But whether you’re a hiking newbie or an advanced hiker, you need to have appropriate clothing for your outdoor adventure. First of all, you need to determine when […]

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 […]

How to Prevent Chafing While Hiking

Take clothing with seams, add body parts, a shoulder harness and hipbelt attached to a heavy pack, heat, humidity, and what do you have? The ideal recipe for chafing. This irritating red rash caused from rubbing can turn a pleasant hike into a miserable one. Chafing is simply damage to the skin caused by excessive […]

10 essentials for hiking

The 10 essentials for hiking were developed by The Mountaineers, a group of US-based climbers, in the 1930s. It was established to ensure that everyone was adequately prepared for emergencies out on the trail. It has since been adapted and become a worldwide standard for packing for backcountry adventures. Here’s a look at the 10 […]

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 […]

What to Wear For Your First Dayhike

Hitting the trail for the first time? Time for a ‘fit check. Fashion might not be very important while hiking, but what you wear can make the difference between a fun time and a miserable one. However, that doesn’t mean you need to go out and buy a whole new wardrobe for your first hike—in fact, […]

The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist

A backpacking trip can be the experience of a lifetime—as long as you’re properly equipped. Using a backpacking checklist is the best way to take stock of your kit before heading out. Our handy list covers the essentials for anything from an overnight to a week out in the wilderness. This list is meant for […]

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 […]