Top 10 Fast and Light Hiking Essentials
Whether it’s your first organised hike or you’re just looking to pick up the pace, investing in the right gear can make all of the difference.”Fast and light hiking is about getting fitter and stronger, carrying less weight and moving faster,” says Rory McCrea from Snow+Rock Covent Garden. Here, Rory recommends 10 fast and light hiking essentials to help you achieve your walking goals faster.
Walking poles can make a massive difference, especially on descents when you’re feeling tired. Short-term, they help with balance, load-bearing and energy conservation; long-term, they minimise knee cartilage impact.