Do I need to buy special hiking clothes for hiking?

Hiker Mountains Andalusia

With very few exceptions, clothes that are specifically designed and made for hiking are much more comfortable than clothes for the city or sportswear. You can wear your hiking clothes in the city but your city clothes are usually pretty awful on the trail.

How to dry your clothes and gear while hiking?

Female hiker in canoe on a lake

It's almost inevitable that your clothes and gear will get wet sometimes when you’re hiking. It might rain or a water bottle may leak into your bag. What to do and how to get them dry as fast and effortlessly as possible?