Hyke & Byke Blog

How was your sleep last night? We hope you had a good one. :) Please keep in mind to always rest to your body's needs despite your busy schedules.Sleeping is definitely an essential part of your day, regardless of whether your in the comforts of your own home or out there on a backpacking trip, because it gives your body a chance to recharge and regenerate. Camping has a string of perks that comes along with it, but it also requires...
Hiking is arguably one of the most enjoyed activities to do outdoors. It also comes with a string of benefits too: lets you exercise, gets you in-tuned with nature, and builds a sense of camaraderie with your travel buddies. However, this pleasurable activity can take a 180 degree turn for the worse if you have forgotten a few essentials at home. The best way to ensure that you’d be a happy camper all throughout the trek is to be ready and...
I wanted to introduce you all to our newest brand ambassadors: Jordan Zirretta and Bryan Martin. I thought about writing out their story and let you in on their newest adventure, but I decided to let them tell it for themselves. Here it is:A few years back, Jordan and I worked together at a Christian Worldview Conference out in the Rockies of Colorado. After getting to know him and realizing that he and I both had a passion for adventure, I...
Clothing Outerwear waterproof/breathable jacket waterproof/breathable pants fleece/synthetic jacket or wool sweater waterproof gaiters (optional) synthetic hiking pants synthetic shorts Base Layer midweight long john top midweight long john bottoms long sleeve T-shirt synthetic T-shirt synthetic briefs synthetic sports bra Accessories wool or fleece hat midweight wool or fleece gloves Footwear camp footwear (optional) waterproof hiking boots (optional) wool or synthetic socks (3) liner socks (2) Extras sun hat bandanna Gear internal or external frame backpack three-season down or synthetic sleeping...