Grippy rubber outsoles can handle rugged terrain. Adidas Terrex Swift R GTX, $160; REI.com

A side zipper pocket safely stows your phone. Northway Henley, $40; REI.com

Stay hydrated: Insulation keeps beverages cold for 24 hours, hot for 12. Vacuum-insulated bottle, $30; Miir.com

Fresh air can spark creativity—be ready with these waterproof pages. Expedition Edition, $10 for three; FieldNotesBrand.com

Fuel your hike with protein, fiber and unique flavors like Hickory Smoked and Thai Sweet Chili. Strong & Kind, $1.80 each; at grocers nationwide

Capture a nature scene with this camera’s super wide-angle option. Hero3+ Black Edition, $400; GoPro.com

Essential oils repel pests, while botanical butters hydrate skin. Bug Bar, $20; DrFedorenko.com

Water-resistant canvas carries your essentials; pockets help you organize. Crevasse, $99;TheNorthFace.com

Extra cushioning feels great; flat seams prevent blisters. Hike+ Lite Mini, $17; Icebreaker.com

Synthetic fleece keeps you warm while fending off light rain and snow. Los Gatos Vest, $99;Patagonia.com

A wireless speaker that’s dust-and water-resistant is ideal for celebrating at the summit. Urchin, $150; BoomMovement.com

A GPS watch ensures you’re on the right track. Fenix2, $400; Garmin.com

Enjoy scenic views in lightweight yet durable frames. Ray-Ban Wayfarer Liteforce, $195; at Sunglass Hut stores