112 advice
Pages
Equipment maintenance



After hiking, do not leave your socks rolled into a ball. It is preferable to turn them inside out and either hang them or lay them flat to dry, especially if you have to use them several times without washing them, for example on a trek.

Equipment maintenance



After hiking in humid conditions, it’s better not to leave mud to dry on your boots and let it get encrusted in the seams. If your boots are made of leather, the mud can have a drying effect on them and hamper their properties.

How do you prepare?

During winter and spring snow is transformed by sun and wind. The snowy covering alters. To progress under the safest conditions and anticipate, it’s best to be able to read the snow. Mountain guides give you the right information.

Successful hiking

Connected trekking means learning, naming your surroundings, asking questions, providing the answers and sharing. It is not question of spoiling the pleasure and the peace and quiet of the mountains but more about finding new opportunities to share your discoveries, to learn but also to improve safety. We met Bertrand CZAICKI, electronic device product manager at Quechua who shared his vision of connected trekking.

How do you prepare?

I imagine you have already experienced cold feet when out winter hiking. Did you know you can keep warm with a few gear adjustments? If you follow the tips shared by Louise, Footwear Product Manager, you'll no longer need fear the cold!

Successful hiking

While hiking, like in speed hiking, descents are important parts of your course. Do you feel that they put a lot of stress on your knees and joints? Here are some tips to reduce pressure on them by using hiking poles!

How do you prepare?
choisir-sac-a-dos-randonnee

Whether you're just going walking for a few hours, trekking for a day or several days in the mountains, we have the right backpack for you!

How do you prepare?

We suggest taking a good hard look at the products to choose the right hiking poles that best fit your needs and hiking style. You'll need to take the following into account:

How do you prepare?

Did you know that only one in two hikers in France has poles? Yet several studies have demonstrated the importance and effectiveness of hiking with poles. They're as important as a helmet for skiing or cycling. This article shows how important poles are for hiking. It's mostly a question of safety and protection for your joints.

HAUT DE PAGE