Head out on thrilling treks and trails with our handy round-up of items essential for a grand adventure.
By AAKRITI JASWANT
ADIDAS TERREX TECH FLOOCE LIGHT HOODED HIKING JACKET
This lightweight jacket, made with specially treated yarn, is the ideal outdoor wear for both men and women as it not only provides warmth, but keeps you dry, too. The elastic cuffs and secure zip pockets, perfect for storing snacks, ensure you can be adventurous and comfortable at the same time!
₹3,959 (women) and ₹3,499 (men); adidas.co.in
VIBRAM V-RUN MENʼS BAREFOOT RUNNING FOOTWEAR
ʻFeel connected to the Earthʼ when you go for a hike in these shoes. This unique pair has individual toe pockets that offer barefoot-like flexibility and grip-driven soles for stability on rough terrain. Lightweight, shock-absorbent, with an irresistible natural vibe!
GARMIN INSTINCT SOLAR SMART WATCH
This good-looking smartwatch is a must for your wrist on a trekking excursion. GPS-enabled and solar-chargeable, it boasts a heart-rate and oxygen monitor, storm-alert system, and a three-axis compass.
Itʼs also water-resistant. Whatʼs not to love?
BIOLITE ENERGY HEADLAMP 425
Take night-time adventures to the next level with this practical headtorch. Nearly weightless and slim, it sits comfortably on your forehead, while its moisture-absorbent fabric keeps you cool and dry. Rechargeable via USB-C, it has multiple light modes for better vision after dark.
HILUCKEY SOLAR POWER BANK
For every full charge under the sun, this power-packed machine of 25000 mAh, can recharge your electronic devices up to 10 times! Featuring four fast-charging, six-watt solar panels, it easily hooks onto your bag pack, and even comes with a flashlight. No more worrying about gadgets running out of steam in remote locations!
1 ULTRA COMPACT TREKKING POLE MT900
A reliable partner for all those demanding walks, this hiking essential has an ergonomic grip, collapsible design, and has been made using the highest-grade aluminium. Its soft knob and long handle provide the best balance, on both uphill and downhill journeys.
LIFESTRAW PEAK SERIES COLLAPSIBLE SQUEEZE 1L BOTTLE WITH FILTER
Thirsty and canʼt find clean water during your trip? Then just make some! Marvellously inventive, this durable and compact product removes 99.9 per cent bacteria, parasites, and sand from water.
You can remove the filter to use it as a storage system, too!
THE TROOPER BAG: EXPLORER CANVAS BACKPACK
This stylish, steampunk-inspired backpack offers a remarkable 30 litres of capacity! With multiple pockets, sturdy metal buckles for attaching caps and sleeping bags, a laptop sleeve, bottle holders, and a special hook for adjusting the size, it can pretty much carry everything