HIKING AND CAMPING

Escaping the daily grind and enjoying everything that the mountains have to offer: majestic scenery, colourful and varied plant life, and wildlife that never fails to amaze.

AIN'T NO MOUNTAIN HIGH ENOUGH!

  With the promise of peaks, Hiking and Camping is vital to many of us, an escape, a stress relief, a need and even a passion. It is said, "a journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step.” So why not take this step today? Take your journey to the unknown!

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BENEFITS OF HIKING
When you get back from a hike, you're bound to feel more relaxed and have more energy though it might sound counterintuitive. But do you know why?
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MOUNTAIN HIKING
If you're new to hiking, there are certain terms you might want to know to be able to have conversations with other hikers and will also be very useful for you during your practice or while choosing your gear etc. 
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While packing your backpack before a Hiking trip, avoid throwing gear into your backpack without any organisation. There is a method of packing to improve your overall experience. Follow our guide and this way you'll eliminate forgotten items. 
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Your itinerary for your next hike is ready but what about your bag? A considerable amount of planning is absolutely necessary before heading out. Here is a checklist that can accompany you on any Backpacking trip.
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Getting ready for your hike
Whatever the season, it’s always very important to prepare for your walk: your equipment as well as your route. This becomes even more important when you want to go walking in autumn, when the weather can change so quickly.
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EXERCISES TO WARM UP BEFORE A HIKE
Hiking will keep you in good overall shape while also sculpting your bottom and stomach, which is another reason why you should continue all year round! Read on to discover 6 benefits of hiking.
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Ready to set off on a hike?
Pre-hiking jitters, anxieties and confusions are normal emotions for most of us especially if it’s the first time. Here’s a list of things that you can take care of before you head out to make your experience easier and more enjoyable.
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Blisters are the most common problem for hikers, and the most restrictive! Sometimes they can force us to turn back or even cancel the next day's hike. Discover why blisters develop and how to prevent them!
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If you’ve not tried speed hiking but want to make the most of your holiday in the mountains and surpass yourself without harming your body, give it a go this summer, it’s great for all ages. You can only benefit from it!
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BENEFITS OF HIKING
Do you subscribe to the “Leave no trace” philosophy? This philosophy is very pro environment that aims to preserve the beauty and sanctity of mother nature giving you and your future generations the opportunity to enjoy your ground of practice for a longer time.
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You have enjoyed wonderful hikes with your backpack. To enjoy plenty more, Quechua provides a 10-year warranty with backpacks. You can however prolong its life cycle by regularly caring for it. Discover 5 simple ways which make a difference to you and your backpack.

STORIES 

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With many many difficult experiences while hiking, Aungsumi has learnt and developed solutions for many "women problems" that may occur when you're away from civilization. Now she's ready to share them with you.
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A once in a while getaway is important. Our city brain becomes a wilderness of its own until we visit real wilderness to find clarity. While you're doing your brain and body a favour, let it also be a favour to your pocket. Here are a few tips to do budget trekking this season.
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We're so caught up in the clutter of our day-to-day existence, the unpaid bills, the cliched and regular means to keep ourselves entertained, we often forget that there is a wide world outside. Every day we're moving further away from it.
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HIKING TRAILS IN INDIA
This article will take you through some of the most fantastic trails in India, discovering people, cultures, natural treasures, breathtaking landscapes and solving the problem of “where to stay” unless you plan to camp.
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Torna is the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj at the age of 16 years which was also his first capture. It is the highest fort in Pune district. It is located at a distance of 80.2 km from Decathlon Wagholi which was our meeting point.
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As much as camping is fun it can also be full of challenges and if you decide to venture out alone, challenges can increase even more. We’ve heard many time, prepare for the worst and hope for the best. The mountains literally teach us that.
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Tarun Goel is a full-time traveller. Growing up in the mountains, hiking comes naturally to him. After years of wandering in the Himalayas, he is now ready to share his knowledge of the mountains and its needs.

HOW TO CHOOSE GUIDES 

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The choice of a polar fleece comes down to 2 criteria: The intensity of your effort and the outside temperature.
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There are 3 criteria that determine your choice of waterproof jacket: the level of waterproofing, the outside temperature and the intensity of your exercise.
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There are 2 criteria that determine your choice of trousers: the outside temperature and the intensity of your exercise.
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Camping tents range start from 2-man to 8-man tents, included between 1 to 4 bedrooms, with or without a living space. There are different types of tents as well as different systems for pitching/taking down the tent. Discover our specialist tips and advice to choose the right camping tent.
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To help your recovery and ensure you enjoy the best sleeping conditions after your hike, we'll help you choose the most appropriate sleeping bag. Find all our tips to choose a suitable sleeping bag

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