Springtime is always a tricky time to pack for your travels, whether they lead you through towering concrete jungles or to your favorite backcountry campsite. There’s nothing worse than getting stuck, unprepared, in a surprise springtime rain or sleet storm, which is why you need gear that is weather-proof, versatile, and portable enough to stash in even the smallest of travel packs. Check out our top gear picks to add to your list of go-to travel gear this spring.
Teva Foxy Leather Boot
These boots were made for walking. Whether you’re touring the streets of a new city, or classing it up for dinner after a day on the trails, these boots are comfortable, durable, and versatile in a way that make them the perfect day or night boot for traversing the tricky and always-changing spring weather in the Rocky Mountain region.
Katadyn BeFree Collapsible Water Bottle Filter Bottle
Staying hydrated is an essential part of any adventure, whether it’s chugging H20 on the plane, or exploring the rugged and natural beauty of the mountains. Katadyn’s BeFree Collapsible water bottle features the BeeFree filter, which is easy to clean and makes drinking water accessible no mater where you are in the world. The portable water bottle also collapses and folds up into a lightweight item that is easy to stow away in your travel pack when not in use.
Granite Gear 20″ Packable Duffle
Traveling with a suitcase can be cumbersome, which is why Granite Gear’s 20″ Packable Duffle is an excellent luggage option for travels that involve a variety of different activities and adventures. The duffle can be carried by hand or converted into a backpack, and features a simple design and plenty of storage. This packable duffle is made out of weather-proof material and is easy to carry — whether you’re running through the airport or kicking off your first car camping excursion this spring.
Helly Hansen Vanir Heta 2.5L Women’s Jacket
Springtime weather is unpredictable, which is why it’s important to always have a water-resistant jacket on hand. Helly Hansen’s Vanir Heta 2.5L Women’s Jacket is weather-proof to the extreme and packs up nicely without taking up room in your pack. Throw it in your backpack for outdoor adventures, or keep it on hand when touristing your way through a new city.
currexSole Run Free Insole
The best way to explore a new place is to hit the sidewalks or trails. The currexSole Run Free insole is a customizable performance insole designed to protect your arch, absorb shock, provide odor management and add comfort for those long travel days.