With the weather improving, this is the perfect time to explore the day on the local trail. However, it is important to have the right equipment with you, which is why we have found the best accessories for day hikes.
These items are best for light day hikes. If you are planning a long, deep hike off the beaten track, you will need a bit more gear than we look at here. If your plan is a gentle but long walk with family, friends or furry relatives, you'll be on the right track with this accessory.
Socks: SEOULSTORY7 5pack Men's Organic Climbing DryCool Performance Socks ($ 23)
The importance of a good pair of socks can be light be underestimated. The SEOULSTORY7 5pack Men's Bio DryCool Climbing Cushion Hiking / Performance Crew Socks are made of 70% cotton, 20% DryCool yarn, 7% polyester, 2% spandex and 1% elastin. Wondering what DryCool yarn is? It's a special yarn designed to dry quickly, wick away moisture and combat odor – it keeps your feet fresh and clean no matter how far you travel.
There is also extra protection and padding on the heel and ball that protect your foot from the risk of blisters. Make sure you bring a spare pair with you on your travels if you need an extra set. A day trip is short but there is nothing worse than walking in wet socks.
Hiking Boots: Columbia Men's Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof Walking Shoes ($ 57- $ 323)
It's important to have a stable pair of hiking boots to protect your feet and ensure you can walk safely on potentially rocky surfaces is a pretty personal choice, but Columbia's New York Ridge Plus II waterproof hiking shoes should suit most users.
The shoes have a lightweight midsole for long-lasting comfort and cushioning, and an advanced rubber outsole helps prevent slippage unlikely, they are made from a waterproof full grain leather suede he mix is made so that they can easily survive in wet weather. They are also breathable, so your feet will not get too sweaty.
Trekking trousers: ZOOMHILL Men's stretch pants stretch pants ($ 50)
The ZOOMHILL Mens Pro Stretch Stretch Trousers Cargo trousers feature two large zippered leg pockets for added security plenty of room to store all the important things you have near you rather than in your backpack.
The pants on each side have ventilation zips to keep your legs from getting too hot in warm weather Buttons are provided for easy size adjustment as well as Velcro straps for the waist. All this makes for a comfortable and comfortable fit comfortable fit, regardless of your size.
Waterproof Jacket: Columbia Watertight II Jacket for Men ($ 32- $ 255)
Even if you choose beautiful sunlight That day could rain later. It's worth having a waterproof jacket with you. The Men's Columbia Watertight II Jacket is lightweight and has a waterproof nylon shell that is resistant to rain.
Features an abrasion-resistant chin guard, two zippered side pockets, elastic cuffs and an elasticated hem for extra comfort and comfort safety. All this fits perfectly in a bag for times when you do not have to pack up for wet weather.
Fleece: Columbia Men's Steens Mountain Half Zip Soft Fleece Jacket ($ 25- $ 125)
For the times, in If the weather is chilly rather than wet, Columbia's Columbia Steens Mountain Half Zip Soft Fleece Jacket is great. Made of 100% polyester, it's cuddly, warm and soft, ideal for milder days you need to wrap up.
It has a zipper collar and two zipped side pockets to keep your small items safe. You can always put your hands in your pocket because the fleece keeps you warmer. It is not as easy to wear as a waterproof jacket, but in cold weather it is much more useful.
Backpack: Venture Pal Lightweight Packable Durable Travel Hiking Backpack Daypack ($ 21)
It's important to pack light yet smart. The Venture Pal Lightweight Packable Durable Travel Hiking Backpack Daypack is the perfect backpack for that. It is made of high quality, tear and water resistant material, yet so light that you do not mind taking it with you. The floor is double-layered, so that it is also particularly robust there.
In addition, all pockets are equipped with metal zippers to store your belongings safely. The 5 bags offer you many possibilities. The straps are made of breathable mesh with plenty of sponge pads so you do not have to worry about straining your limbs.
Use the backpack to stash snacks, drinks, and things like your first aid kit.
First Aid Kit: MINILOP First Aid Kit ($ 11)
If you're hiking, you should be absolutely sure. Accidents happen, however, from twisted ankles to cuts and bumps. Take a first aid kit, such as the MINILOP first aid kit, so that you are prepared.
The set contains 72 medical items, including safety pins, bandages, tweezers, tweezers, scissors, tape, and swabs. Everything you need to treat basic injuries. All items are stored in a sturdy, soft zippered pouch so you can easily put them in your backpack. Hopefully you will never need it, but it's worth buying it just in case. For the price you get two. We recommend leaving the other at home.
Battery: Anchor PowerCore + Mini ($ 20)
Your phone is a useful advantage when hiking. It offers map features and a compass. However, this is only useful when using the battery life. Take the Anker PowerCore + Mini anchor on a short hike, and you can use your mobile phone for an extra charge. This is not recommended for long hikes (and we strongly recommend using a real map and compass), but for a day's walk your phone will work well.
The portable lipstick-sized charger has a capacity of 3350 mAh, which is suitable for most phones, and is small enough to fit easily in your pocket. We have covered other ultra-compact battery banks in detail elsewhere.
Water Bottle: Water Piston, Wide Neck ($ 40)
You can take a normal bottle of water with you on the hike, but it is likely that you will heat up during the trip. Invest in the Hydro bottle and stay cold for up to 24 hours without any problems.
It is made of stainless steel and with BPA-free plastic outside to make it appealing. The powder coating ensures that the bottle remains non-slip, which is convenient. Put it in your pocket and never worry again. Just as we wish that all equipment and accessories could be!