Hiking Clothing Guide – What to wear for hiking?

Hiking requires appropriate clothing so that you can feel comfortable on the trails – no matter the weather. Many of those who are new to hiking, as well as some experienced hikers, are uncertain about what garments to use and how to properly layer them.  Therefore, we made this hiking clothing guide which explains the…

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Layered Clothing System

Hiking Footwear Guide – How to choose the right footwear?

Hiking trips will take a toll on your feet and legs as you will walk long distances and often on uneven if not downright rocky terrain. Therefore, you need to wear appropriate hiking footwear which protects your feet from injuries and enhances your performance. As hiking footwear varies greatly in weight, design, support and cushioning,…

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Hiking Footwear Guide - How to choose the right footwear?

Hiking Backpacks Guide – How to choose the right backpack?

Hiking trips typically require a backpack so that you can easily carry water, food, additional clothing and other necessities. As hiking backpacks vary greatly in design, capacity, fit and features, it can be hard to figure out what kind of a backpack to buy. Therefore, we made this guide to hiking backpacks which first explains…

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Hiking Accessories Guide – Which accessories to bring on a hiking trip?

On hiking trips you can use various accessories for increasing your performance and comfort. However, not every gadget is useful for every hiker. In this guide to hiking accessories we explain the function of different hiking accessories as well as how to properly use them on the trails. There are of course dozens of different…

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Hiking Accessories Guide

Winter Hiking Gear: How to use crampons, ice axes and gaiters?

Winter hiking requires additional gear which keeps you going safe and steady on snowy or icy trails. Gaiters, crampons and an ice axe are the three most often used items of winter hiking gear. Gaiters prevent snow from entering your boots while crampons provide you with traction on icy surfaces. An ice axe allows you…

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Winter Hiking Gear

Outdoor Clothing Glossary

Outdoor clothing sets itself apart from casual apparel by its functionality as it is more crucial how it performs under various conditions than how it corresponds to the current fashion. That entails that outdoor clothing is often described with various technical terms which may be more or less comprehensible. Below we have made a glossary…

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outdoor clothing glossary