What to Wear Hiking: Menswear That Works On and Off the Trail

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Your search for what to wear hiking is over. Getting out of the city, into the outdoors, and onto the trail can be a difficult balance to strike, especially if you fancy yourself a sharp dresser during your 9-to-5 grind. Fear not, because the balance of style, functionality, and rugged appeal on or off the trail (or back at your local bar) is easy to strike — if you study up on our picks, that is.

Relwen Quilted Patrol Jacket, $298

Relwen Quilted Patrol Jacket

Exclusive to Huckberry, this modern take on the military field jacket features a tough quilted exterior, a water-resistant finish, and a nice color that stands out quietly. It’s a jacket that’s as easy to throw on for a hike as it is to head out for a pint (or two) afterward.

Frank and Oak Rugged Flecked Twill Elbow-Patch Shirt, $80

Frank and Oak Rugged Flecked Twill Elbow-Patch Shirt

Known for its modern, minimal, and forward-thinking collections, Frank and Oak comes through with an easy-to-layer twill shirt featuring contrasting elbow patches. It’s a compromise between fashion and utility that’ll look at ease when layered over a tough henley. Which reminds us …

Flint and Tinder Heavyweight Henley, $62

Flint and Tinder Heavyweight Henley

Made from carded cotton for durability and warmth, the Flint and Tinder Heavyweight Henley features unbreakable buttons and an enzyme wash for added softness. This is an excellent base layer that just so happens to channel terrific fall vibes.

Taylor Stitch Chore Pant, $98

Taylor Stitch The Chore Pant

From the use of Mount Vernon duck canvas to the neat olive color, Taylor Stitch checks all the boxes for what you need from a pair of hiking pants. Angled front-slash and back-patch pockets provide crucial space your everyday carry, while the double-knee reinforced construction is a welcome feature.

Danner Vertigo 917 Boots, $220

Danner Vertigo 917 Boots

Danner’s Vertio 917 are a hybrid build that splits the difference between boot and sneaker, which means these functional shoes are going to held up well on the street or on the trail, all day long. That’s one big must-have crossed off your list of what to wear hiking, wouldn’t you agree?

American Trench Slub Socks, $20

American Trench Slub Socks

Comfortable socks featuring American-made toughness and standout construction? That sounds like a pair you need on your feet.

Luminox Navy SEAL Colormark Watch, $260

Luminox Navy SEAL Colormark Watch

Leave absolutely nothing to chance when venturing out this season. This ridiculously sturdy and well-made Luminox watch does right by the Navy SEALs, so it should hold up on your next hike.

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