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Ubac, rimaye, bergschrund... all terms you are not familiar with? Discover our lexicon of mountain hiking terms, to get the best out of your next outings: 

 

ORIENTATION

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GPS System

a GPS (Global Positioning System) receiver receives radio signals from a series of satellites orbiting the earth. It uses these to determine its position on the globe as well as altitude and time.

 

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Despite most people thinking that an altimeter measures altitude, it is more true to say that it measures the difference between the atmospheric pressure at a benchmark level (sea level, in most cases) and the l

Successful hiking



Above all setting off for a hike, is diving into a world of a thousand and one wonders. Thanks to the wise advice of Jeremy Calvo, naturalist and head of videos at Quechua, you will discover how to observe animals in the mountains properly.

Successful hiking

Mushrooms, blackberries etc. .. Autumn has an abundance of riches. Dig out your hiking boots and come with us to pick the the most appetising fruits of the season!

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