WINTER HIKING TIPS TO STAY SAFE AND COMFORTABLE IN COLD WEATHER
Once the cold weather hits, it’s easy to choose the cozy comfort of the warm indoors over getting outside. However, getting outside in the winter means fewer crowds, plus it keeps you in shape and fights those winter blues. With the right gear and planning, winter hiking doesn’t have to equate to discomfort. Follow these winter hiking tips and change how you think about getting outside in cold-weather.
The right footwear will keep your toes warm, prevent you from falling, and will stay dry. Lems Waterproof Boulder Boot will do the trick.
A thick pair of merino wool socks will also help keep feet warm, even if they do get wet.
For icy trails, bring a pair of traction spikes to wear over your shoes.