Next Tuesday (Nov. 17) is National Hiking Day. If you are looking to hit the trails, make sure to bring along the essentials. Whether you are taking a quick afternoon hike or hitting the trails during the weekend, these accessories are perfect for your next hiking adventure.
Strap on this hip pack to keep your hands free and phone safe during your next trek up the mountain. // Adults’ Stoway Hip Pack, $24.95; L.L. Bean
If you like to jot down notes during your outdoor adventures, pick up a set of these notebooks to write down all of your plans and memories. // National Parks Notebook – Set of 3, $13; Uncommon Goods
With dusk coming earlier each day, pack this trusty headlamp for those hikes where you get caught in the dark. // Petzl Actik Core Headlamp, $69.95; REI
If you are planning a weekend hike, grab a solar powered charger to keep your phone juiced for emergency situations. // BioLite SolarPanel 5+, $79.99; Dick’s Sporting Goods
Save some room in your pack by bringing along this collapsible water bottle on your next hike. // Hydrapak Flux 1.5L Water Bottle, $24.95; Backcountry
This survival kit is perfect for whether you forget to pack the essentials or need a quick tool while out in nature. // Adventure Essentials Survival Kit, $130; Uncommon Goods
As you are surrounded by nature, take in the fall views and local wildlife with this lightweight monocular. // Celestron Nature 10 x 25 Monocular, $39.95; REI
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