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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
Did you know that majority of mountaineering accidents happen during the descent? One way to cut out this risk would be to paraglide. But is it safe?
I guess it would be fair to admit first that even if I wanted to go to Mount Everest, I couldn’t simply because I couldn’t afford it. But there is more to this.
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.
If you visit some of outdoors forums sites, you will notice various claims about effects of drinking tea at altitude, and some of them are contradictory. So what is the truth? Keep reading.
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.