Hiking Accessories

Whether you're planning a leisurely family walk along a beautiful coastal path or a week-long hiking and camping trip, it's useful to have the right hiking accessories to ensure you have a safe and comfortable adventure. Browse the range.
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Before you can work out what gear to pack for your hike, you first need to know where you're going and what you're going to be doing. Consider the distance, level of difficulty, if there's any climbing or camping involved, and how long you're going to be away for. And also check what the weather conditions will be like so you can pack accordingly.


The equipment you need doesn't vary too much between a half-day or a full-day hike. You'll really just need to make sure you take more food and water for a full day, and maybe a change of clothing, depending on what you're doing and the weather conditions.

Essential hiking accessories for a day hike include a good water bottle (or even a water bladder) so you can stay well hydrated, and food of course, so a small insulated bag could also be useful to keep your lunch cool.

If you're hiking in the summer then sunglasses and sunscreen are must-haves to protect yourself from the sun's harmful UV rays. Or in winter, you might want to consider a waterproof poncho or packable jacketto keep yourself dry. We also have a wide range of hiking clothing andwalking shoes for men, women, and kids, suitable for any type of weather you might encounter. And of course, you need a good hiking backpack to carry all your essentials in.


Essential equipment for a trek of a few days or more gets a little more complex. If you're planning on camping then you'll need to pack a tent and a sleeping bag. And if space is tight, our compression sacks can help you fit more in your bag. You might also need a camping stove and cooking equipment, and extra clothing too. In this case, you'll be wanting a larger hiking backpack of around 50 to 70 litres.

Other essential hiking accessories for a multi-day trek might include a mosquito net and repellent, a wash bag, and perhaps even a first aid kit and survival blanket in case you should come into difficulty.

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