Outdoor Quotes: (Backpacking)

Backpacking: An extended form of hiking in which people carry double the amount of gear they need for half the distance they planned to go in twice the time it should take

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Head & Neck Wear

Head & Neck Wear

Headwear and neckwear should also be considered an important part of your kit for all outdoor leisure activities - whatever the season and whatever the weather.

Winter Hats & Scarves

In the winter a hat is a very important part of your outdoor kit. You can lose up to 30% of your body heat through your head, so a warm hat or balaclava can make a big difference.

A lot of heat is also lost through the neck of your jacket, so a scarf or neck gaiter is also worth considering.

Summer Hats & Caps

In the summer a hat is a good idea to shield you from the sun. Heatstroke and sunstroke can be a real threat, and even a baseball cap can help here, with the peak giving your eyes some valuable protection.

When the sun is really hot a wide brimmed hat is a good idea to protect the back of your neck.