Hi Gear Tents, Boots, Backpacks, Jackets And Camping Gear
The Hi Gear brand appear to be exclusive to Go Outdoors. At the time of writing there is no information easily accessible about the Hi Gear brand or its history.
Hi Gear appears to have once been owned by a company called Steiners who supplied retailers. Steiners went out of business and the brand was bought by Gelert who supply Go Outdoors who have a range of product under this revived Hi gear brand name.
The Hi Gear product range is categorized as:
- Clothing (Coats & Jackets, Fleeces, Legwear / Trousers);
- Footwear (Footwear Accessories, Gaiters, Walking Boots, Walking Shoes);
- Tents (Backpacking, Canopies & Windbreaks, Carpets & Groundsheets, Family, Festival & Adventure, Pop Up, Tent Accessories);
- Sleeping (Air Pumps, Airbeds, Pillows & Liners, Sleeping Bags, Sleeping Mats);
- Furniture (Accessories, Camping Storage, Chairs & Beds, Tables);
- Cookware (Pots & Pans, Stoves, Utensils);
- Lighting (Headtorches, Lanterns, Torches);
- Rucksacks / Backpacks (Backpacks, Daypacks, Rucksack Accessories, Travel Pack); and
- Travel (Compasses & Navigation, Coolbags, First Aid Kits, Hydration, Survival Equipment, Travel Packs, Walking Poles).
Hi Gear have a wide range of products for various outdoor activities. Here are a few products of interest to hiking:
Hi Gear Tents
The Hi Gear Tents range is aimed mainly at the family, festival and adventure and pop up markets. Although Hi Gear do not have 1 and 2 man tents aimed at hiking and backpacking, here is a video on the Rock 4 and 5 tents which could be used as a base for 2 or more hikers for several days of day hiking from the same base location:
This 1 minute 39 seconds video from gooutdoorstv presents the Hi Gear Rock 4 and Rock 5 tents that are great value fast pitching family tents. Fully waterproof the simple tunnel designs with equal length poles and plenty of guylines make the tent simple to pitch but sturdy in windy either.
Hi Gear Boots
Hi Gear have a range of footwear suitable for hiking. Take a look at the Hi Gear Snowdon Walking Boots available for men and women:
This 1 minute 45 seconds video from gooutdoorstv presents the Hi Gear Snowdon walking boots – an entry level walking boot that doesn’t compromise on features, comfort or performance, and as such is one of the best value leather boots on the market. Full leather, waterproof, with a good sole unit and solid construction, the Hi Gear Snowdon’s make an excellent choice as a first pair of boots for school expeditions like the DofE awards, or simply for budget conscious walkers who don’t want to compromise on features.
Hi Gear Backpacks
Hi Gear have a range of backpacks suitable for hiking. Take a look at the Hi Gear Tibet 65 + 10 Backpack for multi-day hiking:
This 3 minutes 52 seconds video from gooutdoorstv presents the Hi Gear Tibet 65 + 10 backpack – a tough, comfortable, full featured rucksack at an amazing price is ideal for school expeditions like the DofE awards or as a backpack to take travelling. The adjustable back means it will grow with you, and a host of featured for comfort and convenience make it a difficult to find a better pack for the price.
Hi Gear Jackets
Hi Gear have a good range of jackets suitable for hiking. Take a look at the Hi Gear Kaspian Waterproof Jacket:
This 55 seconds video from gooutdoorstv presents the Hi Gear Kaspian Waterproof Jacket – a lot of jacket for the money; a great looking every day waterproof jacket with lots of pockets and a good deal of style at a price that represents stunning value.
If you want to find out more information about hiking boots, backpacks or jackets in general, such as the benefits and features of hiking boots, backpacks or jackets, then read our guides on hiking boots, backpacks or jackets.
If this brand is not what you are looking for then find out about more hiking brands here!
If you want to read more here are some useful resources:
- The Hi Gear company website.
- About the Hi Gear brand on the Go Outdoors company website.
- The gooutdoorstv YouTube channel.