You’re off to explore a city, a region or a country? Planning to tour the world on foot with only your backpack for company? In this article, you can discover our tips for staying fresh while travelling light AND eco-responsibly!
Have you have ever felt your heart beating faster as you were about to cross a rope monkey bridge or walk along a rocky cliff overlooking a steep slope? If you are familiar with that feeling then you may be prone to acrophobia: the fear of heights. Here are 7 tips to control this fear and make your hiking more enjoyable. To note: this advice should not be used as a substitute for the recommendations of a phobia specialist. We would encourage you to consult one if your fear of heights is too debilitating during your hikes.
You can prolong its lifespan by regularly maintaining your rucksack. Discover 5 simple ways which make a difference to you and your backpack.
Off out hiking? Take a pair of binoculars with you to observe the flora and fauna in the mountains. Great fun for children and a wonderful feast for hikers' eyes: binoculars introduce you to a whole new world. Below we'll help you choose the binoculars that best suit you!
Whether you're a beginner or intermediate, with the right equipment, good preparation and a positive mindset, hiking in the rain can be a real pleasure for 8 main reasons.
No matter what the season, it is very important to prepare your hike properly: your equipment and route. It is even more essential if you wish to go during a season when weather is changeable. Even if it is a day or half-day hike, good preparation is necessary: weather forecast, choice of the route and equipment.
Whether you’re hiking or holidaying, a reliable hiking backpack is one of the most integral bits of kit for on the go – after all, it’s home to all your gear. From group-friendly mountain-going styles to clever designs for lone rangers, rain-ready carry-alls to travel bags with hidden talents, there’s something for every walk or weekend at Decathlon.