Summer Gear Refresh
Update your summer gear with these fresh picks.
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The days are getting longer and the trails are heating up. Here’s the gear that’s helping us stay cool at the start of this trail season.
Goodr Crystal Glasses
These trendy frames feel ripped right out of the front row at Coachella. They’re light, affordable and bounce-free even on the roughest trails. At just 25 bucks a pop, they’re affordable and endlessly stylish and functional. A no-slip coating on the frames ensures trail-worthy grip, and the snug, lightweight fit prevents bounce. Rock your summer runs in Goodr’s latest hues.
Rabbit Bunny Hop Support Tank
This lightweight tank packs a punch with a phone-sized back pocket and a built-in sports bra. A flattering but not clingy fit is built for summer hustle, and the incorporated support helps you eliminate superfluous fabric on hot summer days. The rabbitMESH and spandex combo fabric will keep you cool and comfortable.
Patagonia Airchaser Shirt
This light, moisture-wicking trail top incorporates Capilene® Cool fabric at the front, and a lightweight breathable mesh in the back for high intensity. Set-in sleeve construction and underarm gussets allow for a full range of motion, and won’t chafe under a full pack. Taped seams add comfort and help prevent chafing. Odor control fabric will keep you feeling fresh all day long.
Tracksmith Session Shorts
Built for comfort and speed, the 5″ session shorts strike a great balance between being light, and excessively leggy. The classic styling and fit transition well off the trails and to the brewery for a post-run brew, while the four-way stretch will let you really stride out for speed work.
Ultimate Direction Steeze Hat
This updated and techie take on a trucker hat has all-around breathability to keep your noggin cool and comfy on the trail. A perforated mesh front panel and mesh backing allow for full breathability on hotter days, while still providing valuable shade for your face. Snapback adjustments for a custom fit meet trucker-cool styling.
Injinji Ultra Run Mini-Crew
These ultra-specific trail socks are built to go the distance. The distinctive toe-shapes keep pesky blisters from forming between toes well into the late hours of an ultra, and extra built-in cushioning provides a smooth and soft ride when you have many miles to run. The crew cut goes just above the ankle to help seal out dirt and keep your feet clean and fresh.
Janji’s pace shorts are speed-ready and pocket-filled for summer adventures. The generous 6″ inseam prevents chafing or riding up, and provides a gentle, compressive feel that’s flattering and functional. A wide, high waistband provides coverage without the squeeze of an elastic waistband, and silicone grippers help keep the shorts in place during high-intensity movement. Two deep side pockets can hold plenty of gels or even a phone. These cute shorts are ready for a trail workout.
Hoka X Cotopaxi Torrent 2
A colorful update to the soft but spritely Torrent, this fun collab is built for summer trail fun. The playful, unisex Colopaxi colors and trademark Hoka cush combine for a shoe that’s perfect for longer mountain runs. The Torrent offers great control and grip and feels a bit more precise than its Speedgoat brethren. Whether you’re ripping technical singletrack or grinding out longer gravel miles, the Torrent is a great balance between cushion and control, protection and speed on trail.