Whether you're heading out on that short weekend hike or on that week-long trek in the Rockies, Academy Sports + Outdoors is your go-to store for insulating hiking backpacks, sleeping bags, and more. Our line of men's and women's apparel is lightweight, water resistant and allows freedom of movement, which is ideal when you're on the trail with little or no extra clothes on hand. Remember to pack a few pairs of hiking socks to make sure your feet stay dry and free of blisters. Trekking poles are strong sources of support while scaling those steep inclines on the hiking trail. Pack all of your clothes into a durable and reliable hiking pack, ensuring all of your backpacking gear stays intact and ready to use when you need it.
Make sure you add a dependable pair of hiking shoes and boots to your backpacking gear list. Academy Sports + Outdoors has a wide selection of men's hiking boots, women's hiking boots and kids' hiking boots and shoes, all in various styles and sizes. Made from materials like suede, rubber and mesh, each pair of hiking shoes promotes airflow, which is a necessity while hiking for long intervals of time. Slip-resistant outsoles provide plenty of traction on slippery slopes and loose soil.
Sleep soundly all night long in our tents and sleeping bags. Our tents are easy to set up and keep you safe and warm from inclement weather conditions. Retain your body temperature through the coldest of nights with your own mummy sleeping bag, a must have for your collection of hiking equipment. Keep water purification tablets on hand to treat questionable water sources, ridding them of dangerous bacteria strains.