Swedish Midsummer has come and gone, which means it’s officially summer! More importantly for us here at Fjällräven Canada, we’re excited that it’s finally trekking season!
When it comes to an enjoyable trekking or hiking experience, weather conditions can make all the difference. A good approach is to hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. Here are some essential Fjällräven clothing and gear to bring along on your summer adventure.
Lightweight outdoor jacket ideal for hiking and everyday outdoor activities. With practical features, such as an adjustable hood, two hand pockets, and ventilated back yoke. The Abisko Hybrid Jacket is perfect as a protection layer against wind and the occasional rain shower. Constructed in fast-drying MT (Micro Travel) and G-1000 Lite, making it easy to pack without adding too much bulk. Extra application of Greenland Wax on G-1000 helps to further protect against moisture and wear. Also available in a women’s version, the Abisko Hybrid Jacket W is made to fit the female anatomy. For more details and to buy, click here.
The perfect combination of lightweight, breathability, and comfort – the Abisko Lite Shorts offers maximum freedom of movement on summer hikes. Smart pocket positioning provides practical carrying solutions. In regular fit with mid waist that sits a bit higher for extra protection while carrying a backpack. For more details and to buy, click here.
Award-winning, advanced trekking backpack optimized for comfort and packed with smart functions. The Kajka 85 is a true embodiment of the Fjällräven spirit. Equipped with a fully adjustable Perfect Fit support system, providing excellent weight distribution, even when carrying extremely heavy loads. The unique wooden frame adds strength and functionality, all while reducing the impact on the environment compared to metal frame backpacks. Featuring several compartments and openings, it’s the ideal companion for long-term excursions. No wonder it was named Product of the Year in 2009 by Swedish outdoor magazine Utemagasinet, and Best in Test (large backpacks category) in 2011 by Retkis, a Finnish publication. For more details and to buy, click here.
Because too much of anything can be bad, including the sun. Shield your head from the midday sun with this wide brimmed hat made in fast-drying G-1000 fabric. The adjustable drawstring helps keep the hat in place when trekking in windy conditions. For more details and to buy, click here.
A best-selling items among Fjällräven connoisseurs, it’s been said these pants are so durable that one needs to earn the right to wear them! Made with wind and water-resistant G-1000 fabric, with a double layer over the knees and rear, and six well-placed pockets for everything from a map to an axe. Additional versions include the Vidda Pro Trousers Long (5cm longer inseam) and the Vidda Pro Trousers W Regular. With such versatility and many options to fit all, it’s no wonder these are an essential item for outdoor enthusiasts around the world! For more details and to buy, click here.
With a packing capacity of 55 litres, the Abisko 55 is perfect for shorter hiking trips. The slim and simplified design makes this a slender and lightweight backpack to carry through hilly terrain. The durable nylon fabric construction means it is ideal for ski trips and travelling. The adjustable carrying system is ergonomically designed to provide excellent weight distribution. Many openings and compartments to hold a variety of gear and clothing. Also available is the Abisko 55 W, featuring a carrying system designed for women. For more details and to buy, click here.
For more ways to gear up for fun under the sun, check out our selection of Summer Essentials.
The Fjällräven team wishes you an excellent trekking season and safe travels! See you out there!