Travel + Leisure

I’ve Hiked Everywhere From Antarctica to Africa, And These 20 Amazon Finds Are My Go-to Trail Clothing

And they’re all less than $50.


Kristy Alpert

As a professional travel writer and gear reviewer, I’ve hiked toward Everest, trekked the Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, traversed portions of the Inca Trail, and even trudged through black sand and snow on Antarctica’s Deception Island. Funnily enough, I wasn’t always so eager to hike. My dad likes to remind me how, as a kid, I would complain my way out the door while being “forced” to go on hikes with him … only to be found screaming, “I love being outside!” just minutes later as I skipped past puddles and trees. Luckily, my dad’s persistence paid off.

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