3 Latest Hiking Gears To Get You Ready Before Hitting The Trails

Today, the outdoor adventure community is flourishing in Malaysia with a selection of hiking trails and hiking equipment offered for the outdoor enthusiasts. 

There are various reasons why the popularity of outdoor activities is increasing exponentially. First of all, the beauty of hitting the trail is its simplicity. Technically, you do not need a closet full of special gears to begin with one.

If you're gearing up to head out on a trail, you certainly want to make sure you have the right clothes and footwear. Wearing the right apparels means having a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

Columbia Cascades Explorer Long Sleeve Shirt

To get some much-needed nature therapy, you will also need to wrap yourself with a breathable shirt getting into the woods because of the heat and humidity in Malaysia. The Cascades Explorer Long Sleeve Shirt offered by Columbia is a shirt for you.

Featuring Omni-Shade UPF 30 sun protection and water repellence, not only it repels the sun and the stains, but it also has multi-functional pockets, roll-up sleeves with tab holders, a utility loop, and a soft patch to clean your glasses.

Very often, you will encounter unexpected incidents and possibilities in the trail, such as the mellow dirt paths, mountain scrambles, and flowing streams. The Cascade Explorer Long Sleeve Shirt keeps you dry and cools you down as you start to work harder and sweat more.

On the other hand, you will also quickly get the chills if you are heading up a mountain and the climate drops.

Columbia Silver Ridge Convertible Pants

To keep your legs protected from hazards such as sharp plants, wild insects, rugged rocks, it is extremely important to wear hiking pants or shorts.

However, there are pros and cons to both. Hiking pants are commonly made of durable, quick-drying fabrics, and should be worn if you expect any drop in temperature or heavy vegetation along the trail. Shorts should give you ultimate freedom and are cooler than pants, and are ideal for a low-altitude summer hike.

How about pants that allow you to enjoy both lengths? Columbia Silver Ridge Convertible Pants are the ultimate versatile outdoor wear. With one zip, you can go from pants to shorts in no time. Made of nylon ripstop with Omni-Wick advanced wicking fabric and UPF 50, these pants keep you cool and help the pants to dry quickly.

Hiking in an exposed trail? No problem. The Silver Ridge Convertible Pants feature Omni-Shade tech providing UPF-50-rated sun protection to shield your skin from the sun's harsh rays.

These durable pants (or shorts) are ready for your outdoor adventures with multiple pockets, including two cargo, stow for your small essentials and keep them secure. Lastly, they have a built-in belt to get the fit just right.

Columbia Wayfinder Mid Outdry Boot

Now, you are well prepared with your hiking apparels. It is time for you to choose the right footwear when hitting the trails.

To make sure your footwear is durable, comfortable, and appropriate for the tropical conditions, be it excessively wet, muddy, or parched, you should consider footwear with any waterproof material to keep your feet dry. Hitting the rocky trail, it is essential to pick boots that come up slightly higher on the ankle for increased support.

Rain or shine, the Columbia Wayfinder Mid Outdry Boots featuring Columbia's waterproof construction keep your feet comfortably dry in any weather. The high-performance Techlite midsoles deliver lasting cushion and support, high energy return with every step.

From easy trail in Gasing Hill to the toughest trail in Mount Kinabalu, the Wayfinder Mid Outdry Boots are great for its Omni-Grip rubber, non-marking soles ensuring total traction. The durable closed mesh upper with synthetic overlays and synthetic screen-print provides toe cap and heel extra protection.

In short, these mid-cut boots with good grips and lightweight, allow your feet to be breathable, move easily, and stay away from rocks and debris on the trail.

Last modified onFriday, 01 May 2020 10:52

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