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How do you prepare?

Spring is back and hikers are out in force again! Here are 3 tips for starting out on the right foot!

 

- Warming up properly

It's important to warm up properly, even for hiking.

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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

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The well-known beacon, probe & shovel trio are indispensable for winter hiking. Are you kitted out to enjoy soft stretches of fresh snow in complete safety?

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Your itinerary is ready but what about your bag? Here is our advice for an unforgettable experience!

Choosing a backpack

Your choice of backpack will be determined by the type of trek you have chosen.

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Are you sure you have correctly adjusted your hiking backpack? Do you know how all the adjustment straps are used? Discover how to correctly adjust your backpack to ensure maximum comfort during outings!

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Place your sleeping gear at the bottom of your backpack. Place the heaviest gear against your back (tent, camp stove and food supplies). Then, fit your garments around these articles.

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> Origins

The ultralight trend comes to us from across the Atlantic, ultralight hikers choose to take only the minimum necessary for hiking in a pared down manner.

HIKING

The medical kit should be regularly checked. The content must be able solve a few problems or allow the first aid.

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