Whether you are going to spot the bearded vulture or it happens by chance when you're in the mountains, an encounter with the vulture is always a magical moment. Most of the time it’s just a glimpse, it flies a few metres above you.
ASTERS-CEN, the Haute-Savoie natural spaces conservatory, gives you its tips for spotting this species in the spirit of conservation.
Landscapes, animals, hikers in action… there is no shortage of photo opportunities in the mountains. To ensure your snaps are as beautiful as possible, François - in charge of images at Quechua - will teach us the basics of mountain photography.
Walking in forests, excursions on glaciers or walking with the family… If you like all forms of hiking, you will understand how important it is to have a suitable pair of sunglasses. Almost as important as your boots, hiking sunglasses provide visual comfort and protect your eyes, even during intense physical activity!Here are a few tips to help you choose…
Packing a backpack can quickly turn into a headache, but if you overlook this stage, you risk paying the price for it the next day. Before that, the choice of your child's rucksack is crucial. This choice will also affect the amount your child can carry. The ultimate goal: to have the lightest bag possible without forgetting anything!
Your bivouac needs to be well-prepared before pitching your tent in the middle of nature! Choice of equipment, location, preliminary information, practical advice: this guide will allow you step-by-step to combine safety and pleasure for your future nights spent outdoors.
Whether it’s just aluminium, equipped with a non-stick coating, or even anodised aluminium, your cooking pot is one of the essentials in your camp. So, it’s a good idea to ensure you take care of it, so that you can keep on using it for a long time in your greatest mountain adventures. To do this, we have some tips and tricks ;)
The "comfort" temperatures shown on Quechua sleeping bag covers are defined by standardised European tests. However, sensitivity to cold varies greatly depending on the individual and the weather conditions.