29/12/2017
Share this story Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

For Women: What Clothing Do I Need For Hill Walking?

73fe2af5-0025-4ba4-9f54-5f0db5a1f1be

Try Sherpa's clothing for women

If you enjoy walking on your caravan holidays, then a good set of clothing to keep you comfortable while out on the hills or in the valleys is essential. We've been trying out some new women's gear from Sherpa Adventure Gear.

Sherpa Women's Rinchen Long Sleeve Tee Base Layer

Sherpa Women's Rinchen Long Sleeve Tee - Kharani

Almost as essential as your footwear, a good base layer helps keep you cool in when you're hot and warm when it's cold. The Rinchen long sleeve tee is a base layer designed to keep you cool in hot and humid conditions.

We tried it out on one of the hottest summer days on a 9-mile walk and it did exactly what it was supposed to do - i.e. wick away sweat, keep the sun off without feeling sticky, and keep you feeling (and smelling) fresh.

This is one base layer you're likely to often use and keep for a long time. It's good quality, the women's cut is comfortable and will help make your walks more enjoyable.

Available for £35 (plus p&p) from Sherpa

Sherpa Karma Jacket

Sherpa Karma Jacket

When you stop on your walk, it's a good idea to don a midlayer, or jacket, to stop you from cooling-off too much. That's not only uncomfortable, it's bad for morale!

Sherpa's lightweight Karma Jacket is well-made fleece, cut well for its female audience which will be a welcome addition to any walkers backpack.

The two-sided brushed fleece (made from polyester) means it keeps you warm without adding bulk. With two zipped glove pockets, keeping your hands warm is a given, but you can also store 'bits & pieces' in your pockets more securely.

There's also a pocket in which to store your smartphone and earphone guides so you can listen to music without wires flapping about.

Add the Karma jacket to your list of essential walking gear!

Available from Sherpa for £60 (plus p&p)

Sherpa Naulo Pant walking trousers

Sherpa Naulo Pant women's walking trousers

Assuming it's not warm enough for shorts, you're going to need some trousers for your walks. But, not just any trousers. If you're serious about walking you need trousers which dry quickly, keep off the sun, wick away moisture and stretch.

That's four ticks for Sherpa's Naulo Pant trousers, then.

Made with a mix of 88% nylon and 12% spandex, the Naulo Pant trousers flex and stretch while you walk to reduce the chance of any chafing. They are tough too, so will take a fair beating when you walk over the hills.

The trousers have a good selection of zipped pockets to keep your things secure. They are cut well and were comfortable when worn on a cold, windy day in the Peak District this Autumn.

There's only one small annoyance, namely the cut below the knee. There's a bit too much material, so they flap around a bit. They'd be much better if they were cut closer to the leg.

Apart from that, the Sherpa Naulo Pant trousers are super.

Available from Sherpa for £65 (plus p&p)

Back to "General" Category

29/12/2017 Share this story   Share on Facebook icon Share on Twitter icon Share on Pinterest icon Share on Google Plus icon Share on Linked In icon Share via Email icon

Recent Updates

Buying a caravan at a show can be a bewildering experience. Our guide will help you cut through the confusion, to pick the perfect caravan for you ...


The Magic of the Malverns

With the Malvern Caravan Show coming up soon, there's plenty of reasons why you should head to this area. ...


Destination of the Month: Mousehole

This pretty and traditional seaside village remains unspoilt and full of charm ...


First time caravan touring

The might be late to the caravanning party but the Gwynnes are making up for it now! ...


Other Articles

Val Chapman finds plenty of reasons why this Bailey Unicorn Barcelona is a great choice for those who seek a luxury home from home ...


A whale of a time in Whitby

Susie Kearley takes the family on an adventure to this Yorkshire gem ...


North Wales – A Head in the Clouds

Ken Elborn hitches up and heads to North Wales for a grand tour. ...


Pre-loved Caravans from £2995 to £20,995 - August 2018

Six of our 10 chosen used caravans this month are under £8000, proving you don’t have to spend a big sum to ...