10 Best Halloween Costumes for Hikers and Hiking Hounds

10 Best Halloween Costumes for Hikers and Dogs

Halloween hikes are a lot of fun, but it’s difficult to find good Halloween costumes that you can hike in that are compatible with hiking boots, backpacks, and trekking poles. Halloween nights are cool and you’ll want a costume that’s easy to layer with warm clothing. Take women’s Halloween costumes for example. The ones that feature high heels, latex masks, billowing dresses or mini-skirts are a complete fail in the woods. Our recommended costumes have been carefully selected to work with your existing hiking clothes and gear, so you can stay warm, and have fun on a chilly Halloween eve. Add a little darkness and no one will know you’re human! Here are our top ten picks for the best Halloween Costumes for hikers and their hiking dogs.

1. Black Widow
Black Widow Costume

Leg Avenue’s Black Widow Spider Costume is perfect for keeping warm and embracing your deadly dark side on Halloween. It’s made from super soft fleece with an industrial zipper front. The distressed net pantyhose and gloves are not included, but can be purchased separately. You’d be better off wearing stretch hiking pants and gloves anyway, to stay warm. 

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2. Creepy Cockroach Costume

Adult Cockroach Costume

You know what survives after an atomic bomb goes off? Twinkies and Cockroaches! Become the ultimate creepy pest when you wear this Adult Cockroach Costume. Now you can bug all your friends while you wear this insect costume. Includes Hooded Pullover Top w/Roach Legs.

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3. Little Red Riding HoodLittle Red Riding Hood

This Little Red Riding Hood Costume includes the dress and hooded cape, but not the basket or stockings. It’s made with 100% polyester and is available in a wide range of sizes, so you can layer it easily with warm hiking clothes. Wear this and the big bad wolf won’t know what hit him.

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4. Evil Harlequin Jester

Evil Harlequin Jester Costume

Be the sinister laughter behind twisted mischief in this Evil Harlequin Jester Costume. The costume includes a long sleeve two-tone printed tunic with shredded cuff detail, a matching pant with shredded bottom cuffs, classic ruffled collar, and matching hat. A mask is not included, but you really don’t need one with this get up. 

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5. Wicked WingsWicked Wings Costume

Something wicked flies this way. The Wicked Wings can open and close! Worn like a backpack with elastic shoulder straps, each wing has a corresponding string that can be manually pulled down for movement. The wing set has a 4 foot span and can fold in half vertically. Backlight for a batman effect. Unisex.

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6. Female Zombie Shirt

Female Zombie Jersey Costume

The Women’s Zombie Female Shirt with sublimation print is deal for outdoor or indoor events. This is a simple costume, but that’s part of the appeal since it doesn’t requires anything else, except maybe some facial wounds and lipstick to make the point. Easy to layer and backpack compatible, too.

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7. Big FootBig Foot Costume

Represent Big Foot in a different, more literal, fashion this halloween. Athletes foot and blisters, not included. Unisex.

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8. Missing Person Milk Carton Costume

Milk Carton Costume

Do you “disappear” when hiking season starts? Here’s a Missing Persons Milk Carton Costume that will give your non-hiking friends a chuckle. One size. Unisex.

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9. Star Wars Bantha Rider Costume for Dogs

Star Wars Bantha Dog Costume

Turn your hiking hound into an Elephant-like Bantha w/ Rider from Star Wars. Pairs well with Star Wars costumes if you decide to be a Princess Lea or Jedi Knight this Halloween. This costume is sized for medium sized dogs with smaller heads, but a couple of safety pins can help adjust the fit if it’s too loose.

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10. Lion Mane Costume for DogsDog Costume Lion Mane

Who said there were no mountain lions in the lower 48? This Lion Mane Wig is the most realistic & best-fitting lion mane for dogs. Turn your lovely pooch into a funnily ferocious King of the Jungle in a jiffy. This lion mane is designed to fit perfectly for medium to large sized dogs – Compatible neck size for dogs ranges from 60 cm to 80 cm. Easy to clean.  

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