How to prepare for your first day hike

TrailRunMag 07.05.2020

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been having trail withdrawals! All my local trails have been closed for weeks as a health and safety precaution due to the coronavirus pandemic. But they have recently re-opened – yay!

If you’re looking at easing back into the trails, now is the perfect time to pull on your hiking boots. If you’re new to hiking or haven’t done it for a while, this helpful guide from Gabor Shoes will help you plan a day hike to remember. It’s full of advice on hiking footwear, gear and clothing, and gives you 20 tips to bear in mind before, during and after your hike.