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Top 10 Multi-Day Hiking Essentials

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Autumn is well under way, and we're out to celebrate getting out of the office and into the wild. Time to drop the usual routine, and step out onto the trails and into the freedom that comes with a good old mutli-day trek. A time when life feels a little slower, a little more visceral, a little more real. With cooler temperatures, long weekends and school holidays, it's the perfect time to log some serious kilometres. And we're out to make that a little easier for you, with a list of essentials for your next multi-day mission, and a chance to win some gear too. 


Have a read through our essentials list, and find out how you can win gear for yourself, just by getting out there and letting us know about it. 

(1) BOOTS

Boots

The touchpoint on the trails, you need to treat your feet right. Looking for protection from rugged trails, a comfortable stride, lightweight feel and something that's waterproof but can breathe - it's a fine balance to attain. For moving fast and light on the trails, we back the Utlra Fastpack GTX - which comes in a low or a mid option, for those who want the extra stability and ankle support. 

WOMEN'S ULTRA FASTPACK MID GTX: WOMENSMENS
$300.00 AUD 

Ultra Fastpack GTX boots

(2) PACKS

Packs

Many hikers take pride in the art of packing, but first you've got to find your canvas - the pack with the right capacity, your preferred amount of organisational pockets, a lightweight frame and a solid suspension system. We're into the Banchee 65, which comes in a unisex and women's specific style, hauls 65 litres with 8+ organisational pockets. 

WOMEN'S BANCHEE 65
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$450.00 AUD 

Womens Banchee 65

MEN'S BANCHEE 65
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$450.00 AUD

Mens Banchee 65

(3) TENTS

Tents

When foul weather hits, you want your mobile home to be as weatherproof as your real one. A tent for multi-day hiking should be lightweight, but still offer durability and protection from the elements when you're off the grid. Our Talus 2 is a good one to divvy up between you and your trail mate, and  features dual doors and vestibules so there's no climbing over each other for 3 a.m. bathroom runs.

TALUS 2 
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$450.00 AUD

Talus 2

(4) SLEEPING BAG

Sleeping Bags

Some would consider this the ultimate comfort. After a long day on the trails, a sleeping bag is a welcome place to slip into and rest your tired muscles. The solace is particularly satisfying because you know it's well deserved. You want to drift off to sleep in something plush, but also something that is easy to pack, light to carry, and sourced ethically. All of our down products are certified under the Responsible Down Standard.  

GOLD KAZOO
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$450.00 AUD

Gold Kazoo

(5) HIKING PANTS

Hiking Pants

Even though leggings are all the rage, there's something about a hiking pant that just makes sense. Leggings lack the durability that hiking pants have when bashing through bush, or scrambling up rocks, or sitting down for your lunch break or to enjoy a view. We recommend using something lightweight, durable, weather-resistant, and why not even convertible. 

HORIZON 2 CONVERTIBLE PANT
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$130.00 AUD

For those who really can't let go of their leggings, we've got something for you. 

HYBRID HIKER TIGHT 
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$130.00

Hiking Pants

(6) TECHNICAL TEES

Technical Tees

Let's get technical. It's basic but will make a world of difference. Having a technical material that will breathe well and dry quickly will increase your comfort on the trails drastically. 

WOMEN'S REACTOR V-NECK
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$65.00 AUD 
MEN'S AMBITION SS 
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$60.00 AUD 

Technical Tees

(7) FLEECE

Fleece

Don't flake on fleece. With autumn weather kicking in, and winter around the corner, a fleece is the perfect laying piece for early mornings or to pull on around camp at the end of your day. 

WOMEN'S GLACIER 1/4 ZIP 
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$90.00 AUD 
MEN'S TKA 100 GLACIER 1/4 ZIP
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$90.00 AUD 

Fleece

(8) INSULATED LAYER

Insulated Layers

For cooler climate multi-day hikes, an insulated layer will not be out of place. We think this one is particularly special. The Ventrix Jacket features our state-of-the-art Ventrix™ ventilation for balanced warmth and breathability. Perforations in key areas are designed to expand and dump heat or contract and retain as you move, so you won't overheat or sweat out. 

WOMEN'S VENTRIX JACKET
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$350.00 AUD 
MEN'S VENTRIX JACKET
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$350.00 AUD

Ventrix Jackets

(9) RAIN SHELLS

Rainwear

Stash your rain shell in an easy to access pocket, so you can get your hands on it quick if foul weather hits. As is the theme, something lightweight but durable to stand up to rough surfaces you encounter on the trails. Added ventilation, like pit-zip venting, is great as well so you can adjust to suit your body temperature. Our Venture Jacket is 100% windproof and waterproof, and you only need a handful of extra space in your pack to stash this ultralight jacket.

WOMEN'S VENTURE JACKET
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$220.00 AUD
MEN'S VENTURE JACKET
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$220.00 AUD

Venture Jackets

(10) SUN PROTECTION 

Hats

This one will hardly make an impact on your pack weight, and is well worth the extra grams to keep you safe from the sun when it's blazing on the trails. 

HORI BREEZE BRIM HAT
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$
45.00 AUD

Hori Breeze Brim Hat

So how can you get some of this gear into your personal gear locker?

ENTER TO WIN

Out of Office Competition

When you take some time off to recharge this autumn, let us know. Tell us what you get up to when you’re Out of Office and win gear for your next multi-day mission. Share a photo from your autumn adventures on Instagram with a caption featuring your own personal 'Out of Office message' and hashtag #TNFOutOfOfficeFind our more details and enter now here. 

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