Your adventurous soul is probably bursting out of its seams, ready to jump into your list of trails and hikes to explore this summer. What did you miss the most? The cool spray of waterfalls kissing your cheeks? The dewy aroma of a tree-lined path? The hushed tones of nature quieting your mind? However the wilderness calls you, this list of day-hike essentials is just what you need for an unforgettable adventure!
Prepare for a summer straight out of a nature documentary! Our members know just what you need to make the most of a day outdoors.
Prepare for Summer Adventure With These Day Hike Essentials
Nurtured by Nature Studio (PA)
Into the Woods I Go
Maker: Brenda Foster
Answer the call of the wild in style. Suit up for summer journeys with a wanderlusty quote from John Muir, a brilliant conservationist who dedicated his life to defending the great outdoors. “Into the woods I go,” the top reads. “To lose my mind and find my soul.” This shirt is fit for any forest fanatic!
Coast and Salt (TX)
Endless Summer Bod Wax
Maker: Tish Holman
Long days in the sun can do a number on your skin. Don’t let discomfort alter your plans—always be ready for what’s next with the Endless Summer Bod Wax™️ Lotion Bar. Vitamin E, shea butter, and coconut oil melt into skin for a waterless soak with all the trimmings of a rejuvenating bath—even when you’re miles away from home.
The Creeping Moon (WA)
Maker: Megan Wyreweden
A venture into the wild is full of majestic vistas and once-in-a-lifetime discoveries. Keep track of unforgettable moments in this Foraging Journal. Note flora, fauna, and specimens sighted, and pen a record of every detail flourishing around you. The A6 log is slightly larger than a photograph, so it easily tags along in a backpack or tote.
eLo Vegan Lifestyle (GA)
Maker: Timothy George
Give your lips some love with Power Balm, an ultra-plush blend of coconut oil, shea butter, and rhubarb. One sweep keeps lips heavenly soft with just a kiss of color. You’ll love what’s inside—but the outside is just as impressive. It’s part of a limited edition capsule (only 50 per design!) that features the artwork of a Georgia-based abstract painter.
Mindful Mixtures (CA)
CHΛRLEY™ MAGNESIUM SPORT
Maker: Jody Pesapane
Summiting that bucket-list peak? Pioneering a new trail? You’ll desperately need this recovery-boosting cream to push yourself to new heights. Slather (or spritz!) this soothing magnesium-based solution onto weary muscles—it’s available in a convenient gel or spray.
Caley Cosmetics (TX)
Seafoam Glow Self-Tanning Mousse
Maker: Cindy Holland-Rodriguez
Make the most of your time in the sun with this Seafoam Glow Probiotic Self-Tanning Mousse! This oh-so-hydrating sunless tanner splashes your skin with a sun-kissed glow. It’s never orange or streaky, giving you complete control to dial in a swoon-worthy summer shade.
Colorado Aromatics (CO)
Face and Body Mist
Maker: Cindy Jones
Need a quick pick-me-up? One spritz of this Face and Body Mist, and you’re good to go. Florals and herbs (distilled from Colorado Aromatics’ very own farm!) come together into a pH-balanced hydrosol. This specialty toner gives your face an instant refresh. Pick from 7 uplifting scents like Rose, Cucumber, or herbaceous Tulsi.
Lolo Body Care (AZ)
O' For Feet Sake
Maker: Kismet Andrews
After a long day on the trail, give your tootsies a little TLC! Hiking, biking, or walking roughs up your soles, but have no fear—O’ for Feet Sake to the rescue! Sweep this luscious soothing stick onto exhausted feet. Natural butters and oils get to work, polishing and softening feet back to baby-softness.
Body Systems (SD)
Getaway Essentials Set
Maker: Teri Patterson
Ditch the elaborate packing list—this 5-piece kit has everything you need for a camping trip or deep-woods getaway. Prepare for adventure with a waterless cleansing stick, all-natural deodorant, post-workout butter, lip balm, and deep-cleaning shampoo bar. You’ll keep skin clean and hydrated no matter the conditions.
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