A deep dive into outerwear insulation.
Hiking… Walking on trails that are single track but sometimes are fire roads, trails that are steep and technical but sometimes flat and easy, trails that wind through mountains and trees or sometimes on exposed desert or flatland or even around a lake in a well-maintained city park. Hiking is very loosely defined and can change depending on who you ask but one thing that is not up for contention – Hiking can change your life in a myriad of ways. There are the obvious health benefits (physical and mental) but beyond that hiking can have a significant impact on perspective, appreciation of nature and even your social standing.
Winter hiking can be an extraordinary experience, but taking the proper steps to stay warm can help make cold adventures a lot more enjoyable. Check out these tips to stay warm below and put them to use for yourself in the frigid temps we’re sure to see in the coming months.
On January 1st, 2021, Sammy Potter and Jackson Parell started their attempt of the Calendar Year triple Crown – a continuous thru hike of the Appalachian Trail, the Continental Divide Trail, and the Pacific Crest Trail in under a calendar year. Pretty insane, right? We thought so too.