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  • Writer's pictureMick McMurray

Gear for Hiking

Updated: 3 days ago

When it comes to hiking, having the proper gear is essential for a safe and enjoyable outdoor adventure. First and foremost, investing in a comfortable and sturdy pair of hiking boots or shoes is crucial to protect your feet and provide traction on various terrains. Carrying a well-fitted backpack is essential to store your essentials, including water, snacks, a map, a compass, a first aid kit, and a multi-tool. Don't forget to pack sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and insect repellent to protect yourself from the elements. Depending on the length and difficulty of the hike, it may be necessary to bring trekking poles, a headlamp, a whistle, and a lightweight rain jacket. Always check the weather forecast and research the trail beforehand to ensure you have the appropriate gear for a safe and enjoyable hiking experience.

This is the gear we use and some other great options from Amazon. We are members of the Amazon Affiliates program so clicking on a link helps to fund our website.

clear, light weight Rain Poncho
Rain Poncho

Blue, hiking shoe
Hiking Shoes
All weather, black rain, jacket, and pants
Rain Gear
Black fleece vest
Fleece Vest

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