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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… Read More »

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Best Fleece Jackets for Women in 2018

A high-quality fleece jacket can both be used as a snug mid-layer in cold weather and as an outer layer when hiking in dry weather at moderate temperatures. It can also be used as casual wear in everyday life and is thus one of the more versatile pieces of hiking clothing. In comparison to other… Read More »

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Why is cotton bad for hiking?

Cotton is one of the most used materials for clothing as it is highly appreciated for being soft, non-itchy, breathable and durable. However, when it comes to clothing for hiking, mountaineering and other aerobic activities, cotton clothing has too many shortcomings to be efficiently used. Clothing for hiking should offer great temperature regulation as well as… Read More »

Why is cotton bad for hiking?

The Best Hiking Fleece Jackets of 2018   Recently updated !

Hikers, mountaineers and trekkers are often exposed to challenging weather conditions and thus need high-performance clothing. A high-quality fleece jacket is a very useful garment because it provides insulation and can be worn either as an outer layer (in dry weather) or as a mid-layer under a shell layer (in rainy weather). Fleece jackets are… Read More »

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