Hiking Lady's Apparel Reviews

In my Hiking Lady Apparel Reviews I put to the test various hiking tops, pants, jackets, sunglasses, hats and more! I know how to beat up gear, and as I go on hiking adventures I test apparel! When stuff is great, I let you know, and when it is bad, I also let you know!

Woolpower Zip Turtleneck LITE Review

Hiking Lady wearing Woolpower Zip LITE

As many avid Hiking Lady readers know, there is a cool company in Sweden that makes excellent outdoor apparel for adults and kids alike – Woolpower! By way of background, Woolpower’s high quality garments are made from a material called Ullfrotte Original. Why is this important? It was developed with the Swedish military, so not …

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Are You in Pain? Copper to the Cure?

Tommie Copper Shaping Compression Legging 2

Can active wear that is infused with copper really help alleviate joint and muscle pain? There is a company called Tommie Copper that makes a variety of compression wear with the goal of helping anyone with joint pain, aches, and muscle inflammation get some relief. Tommie Copper’s product offering is wide: tops, pants, knee braces, …

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Sierra Design’s Summer Hiking Tops!

Solar Wind Shirt - Lilac

Sierra Designs is known for their backpacking tents (I love my old Sierra Designs Sirius 3 Tent), sleeping bags, and apparel. Their apparel is high quality, functional, and stylish. What I am excited about is their true innovation, particularly in the Solar Wind Shirt! Are you making plans to go hiking this summer? Then it …

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Wool Apparel for Summertime?

As many avid hikers already know, wool is an excellent natural material that is now found in all sorts of performance workout apparel, socks, and accessories. Why is wool so popular? Wool is naturally breathable, moisture wicking, temperature regulating, and controls odor. When made well and from fine materials, it is also super soft and …

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Native Polarized Sunglasses – Crestone Review

Native Polarized Sunglasses

Several years ago I bought my first pair of Native Polarized Sunglasses. Now, Native Eyewear has developed a new line of polarized sunglasses, and they offered me a pair of their Polarized Crestones to try out on some hikes. How do they stack up to the Native XP Polarized sunglasses that I have been wearing for years?

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RefrigiWear Softshell Vest Review

RefrigiWear Softshell Vest Exterior

Hiking Lady's RefrigiWear Softshell Vest Review: RefrigiWear's products are both insulated and non-insulated. This is one of their "non-insulated" garments, and I found it to be ideal for cool California winter hikes. For colder climates, I'd recommend the insulated version.

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Sierra Designs Long Sleeve Solar Wind Shirt Review

Sierra Designs Womens Long Sleeve Solar Wind Shirt coral

Sierra Designs has a new trail top for women that has many of the good features of a safari top, without all of the buttons and stiffness. Check out this Sierra Designs Long Sleeve Solar Wind Shirt Review! Notable Unique Features of the Sierra Designs Long Sleeve Solar Wind Shirt The Sierra Designs website lays …

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Hiking Fleeces to Keep You Cozy this Fall!

Hiking Lady enjoying Yosemite National Park!!

Soon the leaves will change, the outdoors will get cooler, and it will be time to take more layers with you out on the trail. One of my favorite brands, Royal Robbins, has a stellar line-up of Fall Fleeces, which I got to test out on my recent trip to Yosemite National Park! Royal Robbins …

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5.11 Tactical Women’s Horizon Hoodie

Hiking Lady wearing the 5.11 Women's Horizon Hoodie

I’ve had the chance to test out the 5.11 Tactical Women’s Horizon Hoodie, a women’s specific polyester zip up layer designed to serve as a lightweight layer for cool days in the mountains. After waiting for the weather to cool down to finally put it to the test, the Tactical Women’s Horizon Hoodie served it’s …

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