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Beginner Hikers Clothing Guide Essential Picks Just for You

Beginner Hikers Clothing Guide Essential Picks Just for You


Everything the beginning hiker needs to safely get out on the trail and be comfortable doing while hiking or backpacking.

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Hiking 101 - The Essential Hiking Gear List for 2019 (PLUS Hiking Packing List Printable

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Hiking for Beginners

A Beginner's Guide to Hiking: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

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Group hikes are fun and organized hikes take the guesswork out of trip planning if you

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Hiking Clothing Guide - Layered Garment System

Gear and Clothing to Wear Hiking

Always be sure to pack the right gear for hiking anytime you hit the trails.

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Ten Day Hiking Gear Essentials

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Always be sure to check your day hiking gear list any time before you hit the

What to Wear Hiking

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Best Women's Gear

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Letdar Trekking In Nepal

The Beginner's Guide to Hiking Poon Hill, Nepal (4 Day Trek)

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Backpacking Checklist

Unlike the CleverHiker Gear Guide, where we highlight a wide range of exceptional choices, this page is where ...

You can read more about our favorite hiking boots & shoes in our guide to finding the right pair.

Best shoes for hiking in water

2019 Best Backpacks for Backpacking and Hiking


Get ready for your first summit with our beginner's guide to mountaineering gear

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An obvious day hiking essential is your perfect day hiking backpack!

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Hiking Is Not a Race


The Best Hiking Trails in Cape Town

A round-up of the best women's hiking underwear made or wool and nylon that

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Jackson Hole & Grand Teton Hiking Packing list



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Gear: Choosing the Right Pair of Hiking Boots. Pick the boot that's right for you with this guide.

A map of the area you're hiking in is a key piece of hiking

What to pack in hiking backpack

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Hiking with Infants, Toddlers and Kids

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Hiking Gear and Packing List, Women's Waterproof Jacket

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Hiking Guide Table Mountain


The Best Hiking Boots

Trekking In Nepal - A Comprehensive Guide

A Short Guide to Huaraz | Peru's Hiking Capital (Updated 2019)

11 Best Trekking Poles of 2019: Top Picks • Tips • Honest Advice

The Essential Hiking Gear List for 2019 (PLUS Hiking Packing List Printable)

If you're new to running, you may be a bit overwhelmed by all the gear and lingo that gets thrown around by the more experienced runners.

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10 hiking apps and gadgets for hitting the trail this spring

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10 Best Hiking Boots and Trail Shoes

ILLUMINATION - We bring a reliable headlamp on every hiking trip we take, even if we're not planning on being out past dark. Sometimes a hike will take ...

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Benefits of Hiking

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Even when day hiking, always be sure to check your hiking packing checklist to make

Your tent is one of the most important—if not the most important—piece of gear for your long-distance hike. It's literally your home away from home.

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What Gear Should I Bring on My Hike? (Sunscreen, Knives, and First Aid Kits)