Trail running is one of those sports that hooks you in easily. Once you’ve spent time running uphill and down dale, tackling challenging climbs and taking in incredible views, the idea of returning to the roads can seem a little… well, mundane in comparison.
Of course, being out in the wild and running on rough terrain means you need a certain amount of specialist gear. And if you want to keep trail running all year round, you’ll need kit that can handle the kind of inclement weather winter will throw at you too.
“If you want to keep trail running all year round, you’ll need kit that can handle the kind of inclement weather winter will throw at you.”
Our team looked at a lot of winter trail running kit when we were compiling the Outdoor 100. But as with all the gear in this guide, it was only the truly standout products which made the cut. Each of these items individually is brilliant, and together they make what we believe is the ultimate winter kit bag for trail running. Here’s why.