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  1. #11
    SnuggleBuggles is online now Black Diamond level (25,000+ posts)
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    Sep 2005


    Quote Originally Posted by bisous View Post
    Thank you so much for helping!! I wore my fitness leggings because that's what I already had. I bought a few cute wicking t-shirts from Costco of all places and bought an Adidas ball cap that actually fits my head on sale at Big 5. I felt comfortable and appropriate on my hikes and it made a difference! We hiked 4 of the 5 days on my latest vacation to the sierras.

    I can see how a pair of dedicated hiking pants or shorts might be nice on some hikes. I missed my pockets but liked the ease and flexibility of my leggings. I somehow managed to get 5 mosquito bites through my leggings too!
    Sounds good! My workout leggings (capri- Iíd be way too hot otherwise!) have pockets. I only just bought that style this year and love them!

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  2. #12
    Mommy_Mea is online now Emerald level (3000+ posts)
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    Just a warning that mosquitoes go right through tight clothes like they aren't there. Loose clothes if you don't want mosquito bites
    DS1 June 2009
    DS2 June 2011

  3. #13
    MMMommy is offline Diamond level (5000+ posts)
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    I didn't wear them specifically for hiking, but I love the Eddie Bauer Horizon Capris and The North Face Aphrodite 2.0 Capris recommended to me on this board. They are lightweight, dry quickly, repel moisture, etc. I wore them on my hot and humid Asia trip recently, and they worked great.

  4. #14
    lizzywednesday is online now Red Diamond level (10,000+ posts)
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    Central NJ


    The last time I went hiking, I guess it was more of a trek - not many hills around these parts (drives me bonkers, actually) - but I wore drawstring cargo scrub pants, hiking boots, and layers.
    DD (3/2010)

    "Make mistakes! Get messy!" - Miss Frizzle

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