In average you burn around 350kcal per hour when hiking with a heavy load. When adding altitude, technical difficulty and long distance this number grows drastically. To reach your goal proper nutrition and hydration is essential.
When thinking about gathering your gear you pay most attention to our clothing, shoes, backpack, sleeping bag etc. Even smallest accessories sometimes get more attention than what you really should be thinking about - your backpacking first aid kit. [...]
Winter hiking outfit is very specific and layers play a great role in it. Every piece of your clothing has a specific task to perform and all together they create a system that will keep you dry and warm. You know about layering and how useful it is. In winter though it becomes a key [...]
It’s already this time of the year when we need to start thinking about gifts for our hiking, backpacking, camping loving friends and family. Choosing a fitting gift for a hiker can be intimidating, right? That’s why I carefully made this holiday gift list to make your life easier. All the gifts ideas below are [...]
When preparing your backpacking or hiking trip in cold weather you need to re-think your food planning. Due to lower temperatures, higher gear and pack weight as well as more demanding trail conditions your body will require more energy to keep you going. Eating nutritional foods will keep you warm and energized and there is [...]
Power bars, energy bars or any other type of backpacking meal in a form of a bar are one of the most popular hiking foods. We all love them cause they’re quick to pack and easy to eat. Fast and nutritious hiking snack always finds its way into our backpacks. There is only one problem. [...]
Summer camping season is starting very soon and it’s time to go over your gear and re-think your choices. Outdoor gear technology is developing super fast and many new ideas are extremely interesting and useful. It’s happens so fast it’s hard to keep up. However fear not - below you will find an overview of [...]