I just came from my usual evening walk, and this happened to be in the worst possible weather situation with wet snow and rain combined, with completely wet and muddy ground. So how did my clothing and boots perform?
Hiking & backpacking
Can You Get Wet Walking in Clouds?
It is interesting that people ask this as a hypothetical question, and I have seen some variant of the question in various forums sites. But there are places where you can literally walk through clouds.
What Size Backpack Do I Need for an Overnight Hike?
An overnight hike implies that you sleep outdoors, so you will carry the usual three bulkiest items. In this sense, there is no much difference between an overnight and a multi-day hike.
What Is a Hiking Backpack?
Obviously, a hiking backpack is a pack that is deigned for hiking, but the definition of hiking is far from simple because it may imply a variety of different activities that require different hiking packs.
Climbing Mount Teide from Sea Level (0-4 Route)
If you plan climbing Mount Teide from sea level, you can start almost from anywhere, this is an island and the mountain summit is its highest point. But bear in mind its elevation, so it is best to choose the shortest route.
How Does Walking Uphill Make Us Tired?
We all know that it is hard to walk uphill. But how exactly does walking uphill make us tired and why this happens? Here you can read some details about this.
What Is the Best Way to Clean Your Butt After Pooping During a Hike?
If you find yourself in a situation without toilet paper, there are still plenty of ways to clean your butt after pooping during a hike or a backpacking trip.
Why Is It so Much Easier to Fall When Walking Down a Slope?
Have you ever lost balance on a steep downhill walk, and ended painfully on your bottom? If so, then you can guess what this text is about, so keep reading.
Is It Easier to Walk Uphill or Downhill?
Those who claim that it is easier to walk uphill, should just check their ascend time and compare it with their descend time. This will tell it all.
Does Packing Boots with Newspaper Make Them Dry Faster?
When you are on the trail, it is hard to avoid situations with wet boots or shoes. This will make your socks wet, and increase chances for blisters and infections.