icon Skip to content

Free Shipping on Orders Over $95 | Best Price Guaranteed


Fall Hiking Must Haves

Written by: Megan Watts



Time to read 4 min

Check out our fall must haves!

As fall approaches, it's time to gear up with essential items for your adventures. A standout piece is the Patagonia Torrentshell 3L Jacket, praised for its breathability, comfort, and packability—ideal for any fall outing. For those hitting the trails, the Altra Lone Peak 5 shoes offer balanced cushioning for better alignment and reduced impact, making them perfect for both running and hiking. Don't forget to pack a DoubleNest Hammock for ultimate relaxation in nature. If your hike is dog-friendly, consider a pack for your pup to share the load and add convenience. 


The Patagonia Torrentshell 3L Jacket is a must have! The breathability combined with the effectiveness of the jacket puts it near the top of the list of our favorite rain jackets. Crafted with comfort in mind, it features a lightweight design that ensures you won't feel weighed down during your activities. Its compact nature allows it to be easily folded and packed into your backpack, making it highly convenient for travel and storage. Whether you're hiking through the woods, exploring new trails, or simply running errands on a rainy day, the Torrentshell 3L Jacket promises to keep you dry and comfortable. Its versatile design makes it the perfect companion for any fall adventure. Don’t miss out on this must-have item—trust us, you'll want to add it to your gear collection.


When you're out on the trail, ensuring your feet are well taken care of is crucial. Day hikes, in particular, can be tough on your feet if you’re not equipped with the right footwear. While hiking boots offer support and protection, they can often be heavy and cumbersome, especially when you're aiming to cover long distances quickly. This is where Altra’s Lone Peak 5 shoes come in as a game-changer.

Designed for both running and hiking, the Lone Peak 5 shoes provide the perfect balance of comfort and performance. One of the standout features of these shoes is Altra’s Balanced Cushioning, which ensures that your heel and forefoot are at an equal distance from the ground. This design promotes better alignment and encourages proper form, reducing the risk of injury and enhancing your overall trail experience. Additionally, the Balanced Cushioning helps to achieve a low-impact landing, which is easier on your joints and muscles, allowing you to hike or run longer without discomfort.

The Lone Peak 5 shoes are lightweight, which means they won’t weigh you down, and their breathable material keeps your feet cool and dry. Whether you're navigating rocky paths, muddy trails, or smooth terrains, these shoes offer the versatility and support you need. Investing in a pair of Altra’s Lone Peak 5 shoes means prioritizing your foot health and optimizing your trail performance, making them an essential addition to your hiking gear. 


Absolutely, the DoubleNest Hammock is a must-have for your outdoor adventures. Whether you're an avid hiker or a casual nature enthusiast, this versatile and comfortable hammock will elevate your outdoor experience. Imagine hiking through the backwoods to your favorite hidden lake or a secluded pond, or reaching the highest point in the state with breathtaking views. Once you find that perfect spot, setting up your DoubleNest Hammock is quick and easy, allowing you to unwind and fully immerse yourself in nature's beauty.

The DoubleNest Hammock is designed for convenience and comfort. It's lightweight and compact, and when you're ready to relax, it unfolds into a spacious and sturdy hammock that can accommodate two people, or offer plenty of room for one person to stretch out. The durable materials ensure that it can withstand the elements and provide a secure and comfortable place to rest.

There's nothing quite like the experience of gently swaying in a hammock, looking out over the mountains, listening to the sounds of nature, and feeling the cool breeze on your skin. It's a perfect way to take a break from the hustle and bustle of daily life, recharge your mind, and appreciate the serenity of the great outdoors. So, whether you're planning a day hike, a camping trip, or just a short getaway to your local park, make sure to pack your DoubleNest Hammock. Trust us, once you experience the tranquility and comfort it provides, you'll wonder how you ever went without it.

Hiking back pack

Now, we know not every hike is dog friendly, but when they are, it never hurts to get your pup their own personal pack! This takes a little bit of weight off your shoulders and is just really stinking cute. Pack up a dog bowl, some snacks, some allergy meds just in case of bees, and you’re set to go! You and man’s best friend have nothing standing in your way now!

With the fall hiking season fast approaching, now is the perfect time to gear up and ensure you have all your favorite essentials ready for the trail. Fall offers some of the most stunning landscapes and comfortable weather for hiking, making it an ideal season to explore nature's beauty. To fully enjoy your adventures, it's important to be well-prepared with the right equipment and knowledge.

Our shop is stocked with a wide range of gear to meet all your hiking needs. From durable jackets and comfortable footwear to versatile backpacks and hydration systems, we have everything to help you tackle any trail with confidence. We also carry specialized items and weather-specific clothing to ensure you're ready for any conditions you might encounter.

If you're unsure about what gear is best for your specific needs or destination, our knowledgeable staff is here to help. Our team of outdoor enthusiasts is passionate about hiking and has extensive experience with various trails and conditions. They can offer personalized advice on the best gear for your adventures, whether you’re a seasoned hiker or a beginner looking to embark on your first trail.

Beyond gear recommendations, our staff can provide insights into the best local hikes, tips for planning longer trips, and advice on staying safe and comfortable in the outdoors. Whether you need guidance on choosing the right footwear for a rugged trail, tips on layering clothing for variable fall weather, or suggestions for scenic hikes in the area, we’re here to assist you.

Don't hesitate to stop by our shop and chat with our experts. They’ll be delighted to share their knowledge and help you find everything you need to make this fall hiking season your best yet. With the right preparation and gear, you can fully enjoy the crisp air, vibrant foliage, and breathtaking vistas that autumn hiking has to offer. Happy trails!