Look, as much as we love pinning wanderlust-y, outdoorsy photos/products/mugs, the truth is most of us don't get to experience nature treks on the regular (thanks, 9-5). Here, some useful items for the next adventure—but that you'll actually be able to use in everyday life, too.
Beats the trash bag maneuver when you forget to pack an umbrella, amirite? Bonus: It comes in a zillion (okay, 11) colors.
Hunter Original CORE Vinyl Smock, $230; hunterboots.com
This Madewell collab with Penfield (a Massachusetts-based company that makes legit outdoor goodies) produced pretty much the perfect Parka: a heritage-inspired pick with fleece-lined pockets and a bold striped lining that looks good on and off a trail.
Madewell x Penfield Kasson Parka in Tan, $200; madewell.com
These socks feature "HEATTECH," a material that is insulating, moisturizing, anti-microbial, and anti-odor. Basically, perfect for the outdoors (and indoors).
Uniqlo HEATTECH Cable Socks, $10 for 2 pairs; uniqlo.com
This warm beanie not only keeps you cozy, but proceeds go to help U.S. National Parks and park conservatory efforts. Win-win.
Park Watcher Beanie, $34; parksproject.us
You need something to put (a good amount) of stuff in that won't hurt your shoulders–for every day, for a hike, for pretty much anything. Here it is.
Herschel Little America Backpack (Mid-Volume) in Wine, $100; HershelSupply.com
These pants 1) resist stains 2) protect against UV rays 3) stretch. Any questions?
Women's Anytime Outdoor Boot Cut Pant, $50; columbia.com
Skip the uglies and go for these classics.
Women's Wheelright Waterproof Hiking Boots in Dark Orange, $180; Timberland.com
These ones are good too.
Waitsfield by Merrell Sugarbush Waterproof Boots in Beeswax, $225; merrell.com
A moto-inspired fleece that looks just as great
sitting by a fire whatever indoor activity you enjoy.
Women's Wanderlust Fleece Jacket, $135; mountainkhakis.com
Throw it in your bag, wear it as a shirt, wear it as a light jacket...you get the gist.
Eddie Bauer Flannel, $42; eddiebauer.com
Not a necessity, but come on—how could you not?
Happy Camper Tee, $44; suburbanriot.com