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Braving the Elements: The 9 Best Things You Need for Winter Hiking

* Outdoor adventure essentials
* Winter wear and accessories to keep you warm
* Accessories, emergency kits, and boots, and more

If you have the urge to wander this winter, make sure you also have all the supplies to keep yourself comfortable as you cross the rugged terrain in cold temperatures. Here are 9 great ideas to get you started.

1. mysuntown Winter Trooper Trapper Hat

You don’t actually have to go trapping to wear the

. However, it is great for that plus all kinds of outdoor activities from skiing to hunting.


2. Yeudge Merino Wool Cushioned Crew Socks

It’s hard to beat a great pair of socks, and when you’re braving the outdoors in cold weather, your socks need to perform. These

are designed to keep your feet cozy mile after mile next time you go hiking.


3. Renben Defender Camping First Aid Kit

Things can go wrong out in the wild, so it’s important to be prepared. Make sure to carry this Renben Defender Camping First Aid Kit with you just in case. It’s filled with 150 pieces of emergency survival goodies, all packed in a hard shell that attaches to your backpack.

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4. OuterStar Traction Cleats

Try this traction on for size to keep you stable as you hike through snow. These

help your feet grip ice and snow to prevent slipping and keep you safe and injury free.


5. Nonwe Men’s Warm Windproof Mountain Fleece Snow Pants

You can stay comfortable and warm without sacrificing mobility in the

. They’re comfy and stretch to move with your body allowing for full range of motion. They also have a soft fleece inner lining to keep you cozy.


6. Nonwe Women’s Snow Pants

Nonwe also created their

to have a side-elasticated waist plus zipper and Velcro pocket combinations to keep items secure.


7. Mountain Made Outdoor Gloves for Men & Women

Finally, a glove that offers warmth and performance. These Mountain Made Outdoor Gloves for Men & Women are ideal for all sorts of activities and feature touchscreen technology so you don’t have to take them off to text.


8. Vasque Men’s Snowblime UltraDry Insulated Snow Boot

There’s nothing worse than your feet getting wet in the cold.

prevent this from happening with waterproof leather, 3M thinsulate insulation, and a padded collar with pull-on loop.


9. KEEN Women’s Revel III Cold Weather Hiking Boot


is a leather/synthetic combo that features a breathable, waterproof membrane to keep your feet warm and insulated from the elements. They also feature hiking laces with speed-hook eyelets and a diamond-quilted collar.