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Best Hiking Socks for Summer

Socks are one of the most underrated pieces of hiking clothing – hikers often spend a lot of money on advanced hiking gear but when it comes to socks they somehow forget how uncomfortable it is to have wet/moist feet. Hiking socks should transport the moisture from the feet to the boot’s lining so that… Read More »

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The Best Merino Wool Base Layers for 2017

A base layer is one of the most vital pieces of hiking clothing as it is in direct contact with the skin and therefore significantly influences your comfort level and performance. Base layer clothing is responsible for managing moisture, protecting the skin (UV rays, chafing etc.) and maintaining the body’s natural temperature by reducing thermal… Read More »

Smartwool NTS Mid 250 Crew Top Merino Base Layer

The Best Hiking Shirts for 2017 – Short-Sleeve

As hiking, mountaineering and trekking are physically demanding activities, they require high-performance clothing that keeps you comfortable under various conditions. A hiking shirt is one of the most vital pieces of hiking clothing as it is in direct contact with your skin and therefore it highly influences the overall comfort level. This especially applies for… Read More »

Arcteryx Motus Crew SS Hiking Shirt

The Best Hiking Hats

Hiking in cold weather is no fun unless you have appropriate equipment such as warm hiking boots, softshell pants, insulated jacket, gloves and hat. A hat is one of the most important pieces of hiking gear as it significantly reduces the overall heat loss. Once US Army studies claimed that 40 to 45 % of body… Read More »

SmartWool Cuffed Beanie - Hiking Hat

The Best Hiking Underwear in 2017

Underwear is probably one of the most underrated pieces of hiking apparel. Hikers and mountaineers usually spend a lot of money on other clothing, but become penny-pinching when it comes to underwear. However, we don’t think that underwear is something where you should try to save money as it is in direct contact with your… Read More »

Smartwool Hiking Underwear

The Best Winter Hiking Socks

Socks are among the most underrated pieces of hiking clothing – hikers often spend a lot of money on sophisticated outer layers, mid-layers etc. but when it comes to socks they somehow become penny pinching. We, however, think that socks are very important as they are worn directly against the skin on your feet (which… Read More »

Smartwool Winter Hiking Socks