Article Gear Guide All the essentials for summer hiking and biking. By Judy Naegeli 5/17/2010 at 5:00am Columbia San Gil Omni-Tech (Women’s) If you’re not planning to summit Mount Rainier, go for these breathable, lightweight boots that Backpacker magazine voted the 2010 Wet-Weather Bargain. $120–$125, Columbia Sports Image: the manufacturer Crank Brothers Multi-17 Bicycle Tool This pocket-sized wrench and screwdriver combo can fix common trailside bike problems. Slipping saddle? Check. Jammed disc brakes? Check. Broken chain? Check. $27, Image: the manufacturer Columbia Pole Creek Omni-Tech (Men’s) If you’re not planning to summit Mount Rainier, go for these breathable, lightweight boots that Backpacker magazine voted the 2010 Wet-Weather Bargain. $120–$125, Columbia Sport Image: the manufacturer The North Face Hyvent Hiker Hat Rain or shine (you never know which it will be), you’ll want this hat for its signature waterproof material and wide shade brim. One size fits most. $28, The North Face, 1023 First Ave, Downto Image: the manufacturer Marmot Precip Jacket This single-layer jacket is waterproof, breathable, has pockets in the right places. If the sun’s out, roll up the hood and unzip the armpits. $100, Marmot Mountain Works, 827 Bellevue Way, Bellevue, 425 Image: the manufacturer Osprey Stratos 24 daypack This sturdy midsize pack is just right for a day hike or bike with room for all 10 Essentials Image: the manufacturer Filed under NW Travel, Outdoor Recreation, Outdoors Show Comments Sign up for our newsletters! Weekend escapes, travel deals, lodging and dining picks, and more featuring the Northwest and beyond, delivered by the Seattle Met travel team.