Mountain climbing Gear Necessities You Can Purchase in Singapore

10 hiking gear and essentials to buy in Singapore

by Carissa Wong

FITNESS |
September 16, 2020

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    Enhance your hiking experience with this essential equipment.

    Whether you want to tackle an easy trail or a challenging trail, these useful hiking tools will help you safely enjoy the outdoors while you’re outside, strengthening your glutes and core with every step.

    (Also Read: The Best Hiking Trails In Singapore)

    Photo: 123rf.com

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  • Hiking pants (from $ 45)

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    Hiking pants (from $ 45)

    Many people put on sports shorts or leggings when hiking. While this works well, wearing proper hiking pants has many additional benefits. You don’t have to worry about hiking in the rain as these are waterproof. The thicker material provides an additional protective layer so that your legs are not spared from thorny bushes.

    Where to buy: The north wall

    Photo: Carissa Wong

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  • Kalenji Breathable Running Pants ($ 7)

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    Kalenji Breathable Running Pants ($ 7)

    Comfort starts in the first shift. This absorbent pair is made of moisture wicking material to keep you dry during your hike. It’s also super stretchy and odor resistant.

    Where to buy: Decathlon

    (Also Read: What To Know About Wearing Underwear During Exercise)

    Photo: decathlon

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  • Medium Arpenaz 100 Hiking Socks ($ 4.90)

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    Medium Arpenaz 100 Hiking Socks ($ 4.90)

    Hiking socks are just as important as a good pair of hiking boots. Compared to regular socks, these are made of a thicker material to provide extra comfort and support while avoiding blisters and unwanted odors, so your feet feel fresh all day.

    Where to buy: Decathlon

    (Also Read: 4 Natural Ways To Soothe Foot Blisters)

    Photo: decathlon

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  • Leki Wanderfreund Black Carbon with Speed ​​Lock 2 ($ 269)

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    Leki Wanderfreund Black Carbon with Speed ​​Lock 2 ($ 269)

    Trekking poles are extremely helpful for added grip and stability, especially when riding downhill or tackling harder trails like MacRitchie, where the ground can be rocky and uneven.

    Where to buy: loop

    (Also Read: Here’s Why You Should Start Hiking)

    Photo: Lazada

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  • Sea To Summit Delta V Deluxe Self-Inflating Seat ($ 39.90)

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    Sea To Summit Delta V Deluxe Self-Inflating Seat ($ 39.90)

    Add a luxurious touch to your hikes with inflatable seat cushions. They are extremely portable and offer thicker cushioning than a typical picnic mat when it is time to take a break and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

    Where to buy: Gate

    (Also Read: Get Your Camping Gear From These Singapore Stores)

    Photo: Seager

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  • Dynamo 100 wind-up torch ($ 9.90)

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    Dynamo 100 wind-up torch ($ 9.90)

    If you’re a fan of early morning or night walks, you know how essential a flashlight is for safety and navigation. This compact flashlight can be recharged by mechanical winding on the go. No batteries required!

    Where to buy: Decathlon

    (Also Read: Top 3 Hiking Trails To Check Out In Singapore)

    Photo: decathlon

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  • Osprey Hydraulics Lt 2.5L Reservoir ($ 53)

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    Osprey Hydraulics Lt 2.5L Reservoir ($ 53)

    Most water bottles hold 500 milliliters per liter of water, but water bags hold up to three. Plus, they sit quietly on your back without swinging around to obstruct your hike. And unlike a large bulky water bottle, you can roll it up and conveniently store it in your pocket.

    Where to buy: The planet traveler

    (Also read: 9 of the most scenic and adventurous hiking trails in the world)

    Photo: Seager

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  • 100Plus Active Isotonic Powder ($ 3.50 for 5 sachets)

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    100Plus Active Isotonic Powder ($ 3.50 for 5 sachets)

    Don’t underestimate the importance of hydration, especially when you’re outdoors. Even mild dehydration is enough to cause dizziness and headaches. In addition to maintaining a supply of water, it’s a good idea to have these 100Plus Active Isotonic Powder sachets handy. Each sachet contains the essential vitamins B3, B6 and B12 as well as electrolytes to replenish lost fluids and energy. To consume, simply pour the powder (15 g per sachet) into a serving of water, then stir or shake to dissolve it. We like how the slim pack ensures easy transfer of powder to bottle spouts.

    Where to buy: Big supermarkets

    Photo: F&N Foods

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  • Osprey Ultralight Drysack 12L (USD 27.90)

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    Osprey Ultralight Drysack 12L (USD 27.90)

    A waterproof foldable bag comes in handy for protecting your clothes and groceries in wet conditions. It is available in various light colors and is visible in dark lighting. Its soft, unstructured shape makes it very spacious.

    Where to buy: The planet traveler

    Photo: Seager

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  • Columbia Essential Explorer 20L ($ 99)

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    Columbia Essential Explorer 20L ($ 99)

    While your favorite backpack can be used, it is worth investing in a proper bag if you hike regularly. The roll-top closure on this bag provides easy access, while the chest strap and detachable hip belt keep it secure on your back, no matter how heavy they may be.

    Where to buy: Columbia

    (Also Read: 5 Hiking Tips Every Beginner Should Know About)

    Photo: Colombia

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Enhance your hiking experience with this essential equipment. Whether you want to tackle an easy trail or a challenging trail, these useful hiking tools will help you safely enjoy the outdoors while you’re outside, strengthening your glutes and core with every step. (Also Read: The Best Hiking Trails in Singapore) Photo: 123rf.com Hiking Pants (From $ 45) Many people put on sport shorts or leggings while hiking. While this works well, wearing proper hiking pants has many additional benefits. You don’t have to worry about hiking in the rain as these are waterproof. The thicker material provides an additional protective layer so that your legs are not spared from thorny bushes. Where to Buy: The North Face Photo: Carissa Wong Kalenji Breathable Running Pants for Women ($ 7) Comfort starts with the first shift. This absorbent pair is made of moisture wicking material to keep you dry during your hike. It’s also super stretchy and odor resistant. Where to Buy: Decathlon (Also Read: What You Need To Know About Wearing Underwear During Exercise) Photo: Decathlon Medium Arpenaz 100 Hiking Socks ($ 4.90) Hiking socks are just as important as a good pair of hiking shoes. Compared to regular socks, these are made of a thicker material to provide extra comfort and support while avoiding blisters and unwanted odors, so your feet feel fresh all day. Where to Buy: Decathlon (Also Read: 4 Natural Ways to Soothe Foot Blisters) Photo: Decathlon Leki Wanderfreund Black Carbon with Speed ​​Lock 2 (USD 269) Trekking poles are extremely helpful for additional support and stability, especially when going downhill or when tackling harder ones Trails like MacRitchie where the ground can be rocky and uneven. Where to Buy: Lazada (Read Also: Here’s Why You Should Start Hike) Photo: Lazada Sea To Summit Delta V Deluxe Self-Inflating Seat ($ 39.90) Add a luxurious touch to your hikes with inflatable seat cushions. They are extremely portable and offer thicker cushioning than a typical picnic mat when it is time to take a break and enjoy the beautiful scenery. Where to Buy: Boarding Gate (Also Read: Get Your Camping Gear At These Singapore Stores) Photo: Seager Dynamo 100 Wind-Up Flashlight ($ 9.90) If you’re a fan of early morning or night walks You know how indispensable a flashlight is for security and navigation. This compact flashlight can be recharged by mechanical winding on the go. No batteries required! Where to Buy: Decathlon (Also Read: Top 3 Hiking Trails To Check Out In Singapore) Photo: Decathlon Osprey Hydraulics Lt 2.5L Reservoir ($ 53) Most water bottles hold 500 milliliters per liter of water, but water bags hold up to three. Plus, they sit quietly on your back without swinging around to obstruct your hike. And unlike a large bulky water bottle, you can roll it up and conveniently store it in your pocket. Where to Buy: The Planet Traveler (Also Read: 9 Of The World’s Most Beautiful, Scenic, Adventurous Hikes) Photo: Seager 100Plus Active Isotonic Powder ($ 3.50 for 5 sachets) Don’t underestimate the importance of hydration, especially when you’re outdoors . Even mild dehydration is enough to cause dizziness and headaches. In addition to maintaining a supply of water, it’s a good idea to have these 100Plus Active Isotonic Powder sachets handy. Each sachet contains the essential vitamins B3, B6 and B12 as well as electrolytes to replenish lost fluids and energy. To consume, simply pour the powder (15 g per sachet) into a serving of water, then stir or shake to dissolve it. We like how the slim pack ensures easy transfer of powder to bottle spouts. Where to Buy: Large Supermarkets Photo: F&N Foods Osprey Ultralight Packsack 12L (US $ 27.90) A waterproof, foldable bag is handy for protecting your clothes and groceries in wet conditions. It is available in various light colors and is visible in dark lighting. Its soft, unstructured shape makes it very spacious. Where to Buy: The Planet Traveler Photo: Seager Columbia Essential Explorer 20L ($ 99) While your favorite backpack can be used, it pays to invest in a proper bag if you hike regularly. The roll-top closure on this bag provides easy access, while the chest strap and detachable hip belt keep it secure on your back, no matter how heavy they may be. Where to Buy: Columbia (Also Read: 5 Hiking Tips Every Beginner Should Know About) Photo: Columbia

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