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How do you prepare?

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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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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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.

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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!

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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:

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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.

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