Given the variable conditions of mud season, dressing properly is key when snowmelt tends to soak stretches of trail and howling winds can unexpectedly ruin an otherwise-pleasant excursion. And considering the sheer number of brands making eco-friendly spring hiking clothes, there’s no reason not to dress in an environmentally friendly way.
Matador editors tested brands in each category below and compiled this list of the top low-impact spring hiking clothes. Here’s what we’re wearing from head to toe for spring hikes, with as small of a carbon footprint as possible. As a bonus, these items are available individually and make great gifts for the hikers in your life. Let’s hit the dressing room.
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