Even though you may not encounter snow, you still need to have the right gear to make the most of your hiking adventure. This includes everything from glasses to block the wind and sun to boots to keep your feet warm and dry.
Finding the perfect items is not rocket science but it is overwhelming. There are too many options out there that, essentially, do the same.
The dilemma occurs when you have to pick certain clothing articles of accessories over others because you don’t want to break the bank. Everything that is necessary, but not too expensive, for such a trip you will find on the following list.
The best way to stay comfortable is to have your own clothing layering system. Wear a base layer with comfortable clothing over the top. This way, you can adjust your clothing easily to any changes in temperature. Make sure you check the weather forecasts before you head out, and always plan for the worst so you can be prepared for whatever Mother Nature may throw your way.
Don’t forget your guidebook and your trail map as you embark on new and exciting hiking trails.