Best Hiking Gear on a Budget

Don't spend a fortune to prepare for an awesome, worry-free hiking trip


With the weather getting nicer for more than a few days at a time, you can finally start planning a hiking trip in the country’s national parks or beautiful mountains.

Even though you probably won’t encounter snow, you still need to have the right gear to make the most of your trekking adventure. That includes everything from glasses to block the wind and sun to boots to keep your feet warm and dry.

Finding hiking gear is easy but the dilemma occurs when you have to pick certain items over others, because you don’t want to break the bank. Everything that is essential, but not too expensive, for such a trip you will find on the following list.

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