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These are some of my favorite hiking gear vendors.

Arc’teryx – makes outdoor clothing using the principle of obsessive, precise design and production.

Black Diamond – designs and makes world-class climbing, skiing & mountain gear.


KEEN – makes hiking and outdoor footwear for the entire family.

Merrell – exists so you can hit the trails and explore beyond the beaten path with hiking, trail running, and training boots and shoes.

North Face –  has made activewear and outdoor sports gear that exceeds your expectations for more than 50 years.

Osprey Packs – creates high-performance outdoor gear that reflects a love of adventure and a devotion to the outdoors.

These are very good hiking resources.

The U.S. Forest Service – provides useful hiking tips as well as trail maps and hiking destination information.

The National Park Service – also offers a lot of helpful hiking information to use when hiking in our national parks.