OUR TESTED TOUGH HIKING GEAR GUIDE
THE TRAIL AWAITS
THE RIGHT LAYERS
When getting prepared for a hiking adventure, every ounce in the backpack counts. You want to avoid extra weight but still be able to adapt your walking clothes to any kind of changing weather condition.
With a smart layering-system, hiking remains fun even when the temperature drops and the wind picks up at the mountain top. Whilst the moisture-wicking base-layer offers next-to-skin comfort, the removable mid-layer provides warmth underneath your wind- and waterproof jacket.
THE RIGHT WALKING BOOTS
There are as many different footwear options as there are trails out there. Whilst low-cut walking shoes offer lightness and flexibility on day hikes, mid-cut walking boots provide the stability and ankle support you need to conquer long trails on challenging terrain with a heavy backpack.
And no matter which type of walking shoe you finally choose, remember the nitty-gritty: make sure they fit and try them on with the right socks.
HIKING OUTFITS - #TESTEDTOUGH ON THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL
Our hiking collection is born in the Pacific Northwest and tested on the Pacific Crest Trail – a 2,650 miles trail from Mexico to Canada leading through our home country.
Inspired by this epic trail, our range of walking clothes and shoes incorporates our latest technologies such as sweat-activated cooling, UV-protection and OutDry Extreme waterproof-breathable rain protection to provide comfort, whether you’re wandering through a hot desert or a rainy forest.