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 ?

How to maintain and wash your hiking jacket?

For fear of damaging their Gore-tex jackets or waterproof pants, some hikers do not wash them. It’s silly because a dirty garment does not shed any more with the use and loses its capacities of breathability and impermeability. What does DWR mean? On waterproof clothing, whether it is a hiking jacket, pants or gloves, (DWR) is sometimes … Read moreHow to maintain and wash your hiking jacket?