Gearing up properly is essential for an outdoor adventure. Check out these shops for your hiking equipment needs.
Winter, spring, summer or fall, whenever you are planning your next hike, it’s a good idea to hit up Marmot. Created by avid hikers, this brand is meant to fill in the gaps and provide everything hike regulars would need, including super warm sleeping bags, parkas and coats. You can expect to find outdoor gear from specialist brands like ExOfficio and Arc’teryx among others.
Where: #03-34 Velocity
A leading brand for outdoor apparel, accessories, and equipment, Columbia carries most essentials you need for a hike. The boutique stocks their well-known bags, shoes, and clothes. The brand has a large shoe collection known for durability and comfort. If you need help with shoe fitting and selection, helpful staff will be on hand to answer your questions.
Address: #04-32 Paragon
Stocking everything from rain jackets and gloves to first aid kits and trekking poles, this Japanese brand carries clothes and gear for all things outdoors, and for all climates. The down parkas are popular for their practicality as they are stylish and lightweight. You will also love their Zeo-line inner wear range, which has bacteria-, odour- and static electricity-resisting properties while keeping you warm. Montbell even stocks gear for activities like cycling, rock climbing, skiing and snowboarding.
At first sight, this shop doesn’t seem like ahiker’s paradise. But walk right through to the back, and you’ll find portable gear that are great for your outdoor adventures. You can find collapsible utensils, fans, and super convenient containers that can be opened with one hand. It has other travel essentials like packing cubes, neck pillows and portable door alarms. Popular brands like Pacsafe and Victorinox can also be found here.
Address: #B1-14 Paragon
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If you are going on a rigorous trip that includes trekking, climbing or camping, Outdoor Life will stock most of what you need. You are covered from backpacks and harnesses to tents, footwear and everything in between. Most of the staff are adventure seekers themselves, and have experimented with the gear in store. It is one of the largest outdoor goods retailer, carrying big brands like Black Diamond, Outdoor Research and Patagonia.
Address: #02-60 Novena Square
The North Face
If you want style on top of functionality, make a beeline for The North Face, which carries shoes, bags and apparel. This American outdoor product company turned their hip factor up a notch after a collaboration with American streetwear brand Supreme. They have also churned out collections with Vans, Liberty, and Japanese brand HYKE.
Address:#B4-27 ION Orchard
(Also read: Here’s Why You Should Start Hiking)
World of Sports
A one-stop shop for sports goods, World Of Sports carries outdoor product brands like Salomon, Teva, Keen, Mizuno, Spalding, and Dakine. This outlet even has a small ramp with hiking elements so you can put your shoes to the test.