10 Items Perfect for Gliking (AKA Glam Hiking)

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If glamping (glam camping) is a trend, then why not gliking (glam hiking)? Though you may picture hiking as a rustic activity, that doesn't mean you can't make it glam. Fortunately, there are plenty of products out there that will allow you to embrace the beauty of gliking.

1. Merrell's Ontario 85 X See America Hiking Boots, $150

Inspired by Arizona's Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, these shoes prove that hiking boots don't have to be brown and basic.

2. Hydroflask 32 oz. Wide Mouth Bottle, $44.95

Aside from coming in many cute colors, Hydroflask's water bottles are built to last. With their TempShield technology, they keep cold beverages cold and hot beverages hot. They're also made for all-day hydration, which is perfect for a long hike.

3. Terrain Cotton Crusher Hat, $36

Sun protection has never looked so chic. Made of lightweight cotton, this hat offers an ultraviolet protection factor (UPF) of 50 and has a drawstring for comfortability.

4. Pangaia's Naturally-Dyed Sets, price varies

If you're looking for looser hiking sets, Pangaia has got you covered. Using environmentally-friendly dyes, a recycled water system, and recycled materials, Pangaia creates chic pieces that can be worn individually or as a set.

5. Society6 KalypsoHarvey The Grass is Greener Fanny Pack, $39

If you're headed out for a short hike, you'll want a fun fanny pack for all your essentials. KalypsoHarvey's fanny packs come in an assortment of patterns, so you can find one that perfectly fits your personality.

6. Coola's Mineral Liplux Tinted Lip Balm with SPF 30, $18

Keep your lips looking luscious — while also protecting them from the sun. Who ever said that lip SPF had to be boring?

7. Bastide Figue Amour Eau de Toilette, $32

For those moments when you're starting to smell like sweat, this roller ball will come in handy. It smells like fresh fig trees (one of the best parts of nature) and isn't too overpowering. It's the perfect pick-me-up.

8. Teva's Hurricane XLT2 Sandals, $70

If hiking boots aren't your thing, you can swap them out for a pair of hiking sandals. These cream-colored Teva's will match any outfit — plus, you can show off your pre-gliking pedicure.

9. Girlfriend Collective Sets, prices vary

Girlfriend Collective aims to create eco-friendly products like their bra and legging sets, which are made from recycled post-consumer bottles. They also come in a variety of trendy colors and sizes ranging from XXS to 6XL. (They sell out quickly, so make sure you follow them on Instagram to see when they're restocking.)

10. Sunski's Camina Polarized Sunglasses, $58

These sunglasses are glamorous and functional. Since the lenses are polarized, they block 100% of UVA/UVB/UV400 wavelengths.


When Anna Gragert isn’t trying to create a groundbreaking third-person bio for herself, she's writing for places like Teen Vogue, Glamour, Bust, Nylon, and now, Hunker! Follow Anna on Twitter or Instagram for more.

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