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Category: Mountain Hiking

How to Rest During Hiking

How to Rest During Hiking

Taking a short break, while hiking in the mountains, is an essential part of the activity. It will give you time to relax the muscles and regain strength. Some veteran hikers take two or three brakes until they reach the destination, or don’t have a break at all. Never the less, don’t exclude pauses while hiking no matter how tough […]

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Make Your Own Wood Hiking Staff

Make Your Own Wood Hiking Staff

Using a walking staff on your hiking trip can be of great assistance. Having something to lean on just a bit on every step, puts off pressure from the legs. Its benefit is 100 % felt when walking up a slope. Here are some tips on how to make your own wood hiking staff. Custom wood hiking staff: The first […]

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Hiking Backpack

Hiking Backpack

No hiking trip is made without a backpack; it is an essential part of the equipment and if you happen to doubt weather to take one – don’t!  If you have forgotten it, go back and back something up. The backpack serves for carrying food provisions, water supplies, spear clothing, and additional gear in case of bad weather, for example […]

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The History of Recreational Hiking Trips

The History of Recreational Hiking Trips

There is no absolute date on when hiking began to be taken as a recreational activity. In the last century, the world has advanced technologically in many ways, thus making people spend more time working then healthy recreating. Hiking is not something that was invented; it is something that people felt they had a need for. So if we look […]

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Hiking Routes for Beginners

Hiking Routes for Beginners

Every mountain has its own hiking routes differing in many things; some are tight, some are wider; some ascend sharp, some milder; some have more rocks then dirt and etc. Adapting to the type of route you take for the first time is quite easy; just make sure you take less hard ones. Hiking Routes for Beginners:

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