I love hiking, I love hiking gear and I get very excited when spring is just a short time away and we can get into our hiking mode with more enthusiasm. Granted, I am not a lover of winter hiking for a day hike, so I really look forward to the warm weather, especially since we live on the Pacific West Coast.
There you can find many companies like Nova Pro Sports that provide you the best hiking gear.
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I do not like walking in the mall and shopping for clothes, but I am placed in a camp, hiking, and outdoor store and I feel right at home and my adrenaline in new gear and gadgets places starts running.
The latest and greatest smell, which new pot set has received MSR this year? What are the new features on Osprey backpacks that I don’t have? Maybe we need more titanium kitchenware?
However, the reality is that investing in trekking gear can accumulate and freeze really fast. Especially the brand new gear that has just been published and you also shop during the peak trekking season. Just how do you save money but still find great tools?
Tip # 1: Buying Used Gear. There is nothing like recycling and helping our environment at the same time. Many people buy great gear, hike a few times, and leave it or want to trade in their gear for new hiking equipment. You can use super gear, barely at a fraction of the original price.
You can use Super Tools in great condition, at a fraction of the initial cost. Locations for testing used equipment are online in your area with Craigslist, equipment swap websites that can often be found in Canada through local outdoor shops such as MEC as classified in the regional newspapers.
Tip # 2: Season of Purchase. Another great reason to visit an outdoor shop in the middle of the hiking season is if you do seasonal hiking. Outside shops will need to free up their stock after the summit to make room for almost everything new versions of the upcoming stock.