Exactly What to Wear Hiking All Year Long  (for Everyone)

Depending on the time of year, climate, and the elevation, hikers need to adjust clothing choices accordingly.

We live for hiking and want to share our best advice on hiking gear. Continue reading to find out exactly what to wear hiking all year long with recommendations to suit everyone.

What to Wear Hiking

Comfortable, lightweight hiking pants are key. Look for pants that are sweat-wicking and durable.

What Pants to  Wear Hiking

Hiking Shorts

Depending on where you live, you might enjoy wearing shorts. If you’re not worried about bugs or foliage scraping your legs while you hike, shorts are a great way to stay cool during warmer months.

Hiking Shirts

Look for lightweight and quick-drying hiking shirts made from light cotton or synthetic fabrics (such as polyester nylon).

Long Sleeve Shirt – Mid Layer

A long sleeve is a great piece to have on hand for hiking attire during most of the year. Same concept as above except think long-sleeved shirt. You can wear long sleeves as a base layer or outer layer.

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