The Best Hiking Gear for the Winter

The Best Hiking Gear for the Winter


Fleece Ski Hat

Make sure you’re keeping your head warm! Try, Mountain Hardwear Dome Perignon Hat on sale for $25.19 at Windproof fleece, covers ears, comfortable.

Long Underwear Top

Keep warm on your hike with a long underwear top from REI. Try, Patagonia Capilene Midweight Long Underwear Crew Top $59.00 at  It comes in all different colors, has grid backing, rib-knit neck, full underarm gusset and offset shoulder seams.

Waterproof Shell Jacket

The waterproof Shell Jacket is one of your main articles of clothing protecting you from the rain, wind and snow. Try, The North Face Men’s Venture Jacket $99.00 at This jacket is “engineered to withstand severe rainstorms.”


The Expedition Parka is $925.00. You can purchase it through Canada Goose. It is, “Warm, durable and iconic. Originally designed for scientists in Antarctica.” For a less expensive option, The North Face Men’s Mount Logan Parka Coat ($399.00).

Liner Gloves

Under Armour ColdGear Glove Liners ($16.99). Made to rid sweat, they have a great grip and will keep you warm. The material is both stretchy and soft.

Long Underwear Pants

Men’s Powerwool Base Layer Pants ($64.00) at Wear long underwear pants to maintain comfort in hot and cold climates.

Wool Socks

Stay warm on your hike by wearing Carhartt Men’s All-Terrain Wool Blend Socks.   You can buy them at SEARS and for only $15.00. They have odor protection and reinforced heel and toe.


It is a necessity that you keep your feet warm and comfortable! Try, Men’s Pathfinder Showshoes ($179.00), Women’s Pathfinder Snowshoes ($179.00) at Use snowshoes/boots for an easier walk through the snow and terrain.


Staring into the sun for too long can be very harmful to your eyes. Try the Back Country Gear Julbo-Colorado Glasses  ($65.00) at They have removable side shields, UV protection and 95% visible light transmission.


Protect your eyes from any harsh snow, wind or rain! Try the Oakley 02 XL Snow Goggles ($90.00), at These goggles offer a large, comfortable fit. They have an antifog treatment and lens that combat lens fogging.

Waterproof Gaiters

Outdoor Research® Rocky Mountain High Gaiters ($42.00) at They are lightweight and breathable. Use them to keep your legs and feet dry while you are hiking along the trail.


Camp Booties

REI Down Booties- Men’s, originally $44.50, on Sale for $21.93 at  These booties come in multiple colors. They are water repellent, made of polyester and have 450-fill-power duck down insulation.

Internal or External Frame Backpack

The North Face Recon ($68.00-$99.00) at The Backpack comes in different colors. It is padded and fleece lined. It has two mesh water bottle pockets, a built in whistle and comfortable shoulder straps.