Leave it to the Australians to come up with an inflatable rash guard that comes…
You don't have to wear shoes when stand up paddleboarding or participating in other water sports, but I prefer to do so. Not only do they protect your feet from rocks, coral, and anything else sharp (or stingy!) beneath the water, but also mean you are instantly prepared to tack on some hiking, biking, or touring for a multi-sport adventure.
The pervasive theme of my summer so far has been fog and water. I am not complaining, however, as I prefer this very much to unrelenting heat, but wet weather can do a number on you and your gear. Whether you are canyoneering, paddling, or just recreating outside in not so suitable weather, there are plenty of waterproof gear options to keep your stuff dry. Below you will find five items that I have regularly taken with me on my adventures this summer.