Take a Hike

Everything You Need for a Day On the Trail

Unlike many outdoor activities, hiking tends toward egalitarianism. All one really needs to head out for a day in the woods is a pair of sturdy shoes and a mindset for walking. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a mass of technical clothing and gear that could elevate the experience. It might be a t-shirt that’s far more functional than meets the eye, a warm pullover that weighs less than a magazine or a pair of trousers specifically built for wear and tear.

Hiking doesn’t have to be overly concerned with finding transcendence in wilderness either — the collection of gear that makes it into your pack should also emphasize fun. There’s nothing like toasting a well-earned summit with a cold beverage after hours on the trail, or returning to the car at day’s end to find a cooler filled with more.

The Gear

yeti-hiking-gear-patrol-gear-3
yeti-hiking-gear-patrol-water-02-bottles
Outpath GTX Hiking Shoes by Salomon $160
Crux Trek Sock by Stance $28
Vidda Pro Trousers by Fjällräven $150
Merino Tee by Outdoor Voices $75
Nano Puff Bivy Pullover by Patagonia $219
Keb Eco Shell Jacket by Fjällräven $500
Spot Headlamp by Black Diamond $40
Rambler Colster by YETI $25
Rambler 18oz Bottle by YETI $30
Stratos 24L Backpack by Osprey $130

The Cooler

Hopper Flip 8 by YETI $200

Gear Patrol Studios

More by Gear Patrol Studios | Follow on Contact via Email
Sign Up for the
Daily Dispatch
The day's best product roundups, reviews and gear news packed into one handy, daily email.

By submitting your email, you agree to our Terms and Privacy Policy and to receive email correspondence from us.