Gear Geek: How to Dress for Hot Weather

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Gear Geek: How to Dress for Hot Weather

Dressing for cold weather comes with a few nuances, but it basically amounts to putting on more and more layers. Enduring long, hot days under the sun while traveling in the summer, however, requires a more sophisticated level of gear wisdom. Here’s how to hack your next foray into the tropics, using products that have stood up to long stretches of the equatorial sun.

1. Allbirds Runners, $95; 2. Banana Republic Straw Fedora, $40; 3. Black Diamond Credo Pants, $85; 4. Superfeet Outside 1 Bison, $60; 5. Prana Lukas Shirt, $65; 6. Columbia Freezer Zero Neck Gaiter, $30; 7. All Good Sunstick, $9

Nathan Borchelt is a gear-obsessed travel writer and adventurer whose collection of shoes, backpacks, jackets, bags, and other “essential” detritus has long-outgrown his one-bedroom apartment (and his wife’s patience).