My Top 10 Reasons to use Trekking or Hiking Poles

Have you ever had back or knee pain while hiking? Have you thought about using trekking poles? Hiking poles are generally telescopic with two or three sections, the size of which can be adjusted with a screw or clip system. They have cork, foam or plastic handles and a strap for the wrist. They end with a steel … Read moreMy Top 10 Reasons to use Trekking or Hiking Poles

How to prepare for a hike like a pro

Have you ever seen people trying to pitch their tent for the first time in the rain and wind after a long day of walking? It’s often very entertaining, but rarely for everyone. Preparing a hike is essential to the smooth running of it. First, because it avoids a lot of accidents. Then, because it eliminates most of the … Read moreHow to prepare for a hike like a pro

4 principles for hiking lighter (+ my tips)

The weight of the backpack is one of the hiker’s enemies. You’ve probably heard or read it – whether it’s my blog or elsewhere. You may have even lived it (like me – around 44 lbs for my first big hike)! You may have come across this article looking for a solution to a heavy backpack. You are in a good place, because it … Read more4 principles for hiking lighter (+ my tips)

Do you make these 2 beginners mistakes on big hikes ?

Among the many mistakes made in hiking, I have selected two that are rather made by beginners on big hikes (several days minimum). Why these two mistakes? Because it’s probably the two main ones I would have liked to avoid during my first big hikes. And also because I saw a lot of people doing them. If you … Read moreDo you make these 2 beginners mistakes on big hikes ?