You know it already: having good boots is the guarantee of making the most of your hike. In winter, it's even more true! Grip and support remain essential criteria to which are added thermal insulation and impermeability.
Quechua offers you new ways to experience hiking this winter. Innovative, technical and stylish products, we question the limit between your dynamic daily life and your practice of sport. Discover our Winter 2022 collections
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.
Let's get under the skin of the banana. Before we take a bite, as it is or cooked, let's take a look at its nutritional qualities. We asked Edwige, dietitian, a bunch of questions. And we got some answers. Keep your eyes peeled!
To take full advantage of your hikes, we suggest some safety reminders specifically applying to hiking. Don't forget to tell a friend before you leave, prepare your first aid kit and protect your skin from little creatures. Nothing will stop you from going on the adventure!
When it comes to staying dry and at the right temperature when trekking, there's no use in just multiplying the number of layers: You just need to find the right combination of clothes! The 4-layer rule is a heat management and humidity regulation technique.
No matter what the season, it is very important to prepare your hike properly: your equipment and route. It is even more essential if you wish to go during a season when weather is changeable. Even if it is a day or half-day hike, good preparation is necessary: weather forecast, choice of the route and equipment.
Today, it is important to preserve our playground, nature, so that we can enjoy it for as long as possible, and our children after us. Discover eco-hiking: or how to explore the mountains around us while respecting the environment?
The good weather is back and you want to get out into nature! We all love immersing ourselves in nature, but we don't always realise the impact we have. Organising a zero waste hike isn't impossible, it is even fairly easy, but requires a bit of preparation.
When the snow disappears, the flora takes over. The first flowers appear... Unfortunately, this idyllic picture is often ruined by the reappearance of litter that has been dumped and buried under snow during the winter. Here's how to hike clean!
Find out how Quechua tests its backpacks so that they can guarantee them for 10 years, with complete confidence. To experience even more adventures, Quechua guarantees all of its backpacks for 10 years, from the smallest to the biggest.
To motivate your children to go hiking, there's nothing like getting them involved in preparing a fun and tasty snack or meal. In addition to the fun your child will have scraping the dish, this activity will allow you to spend time with your family before and during your hike.
Whether you’re just going for a stroll for a few hours, on a day-long hike, fast hiking, mountain trekking or backpacking through a region, we have the backpack for you. Check out all our tips to make the right choice!
Tries, penalties, match points etc. You know the rules of tennis or rugby off by heart. And how about hiking? Although there are no universal rules to speak of, there are broad principles that govern the activity and individual places may enforce their own rules.
Enduction, membrane, water repellency: Does that mean anything to you? These are all elements that will affect the waterproofing of your waterproof hiking jacket.
Find out how to measure the waterproof rating!
What criteria should you take into consideration when choosing your hiking fleece? Warmth? Thickness? Weight or breathability? There is no single answer to these questions, everything depends on your needs! So how do you choose? We explain it all to you.
Length, material, knit fabric, warmth, breathability etc When hiking in the snow, the type of sock you choose is critical. How do you choose the ideal sock that will keep your feet both comfortable and safe?
You glasses case allows you to carry your sunglasses in your trouser pocket, backpack or belt when you are hiking in the mountains. If you are looking for a sunglasses case, here are the questions that will help you choose one that suits your needs!
Here's a recipe for a great breakfast, giving pancakes a special, camping-friendly twist. Easy to prepare, this recipe is sure to be a hit with family and friends alike. You can also take this one-pan cake on the go as a snack during your hikes!
Did you know that simply relieving yourself in the woods can contaminate streams? With the development of diseases such as giardia and the increasing number of little piles of toilet paper beside the trails, let's look closer at this sanitary issue that is all too often not mentioned.
Have you heard of Geocaching? Do you know how to build a shack? Discover 8 activities to get your kids into hiking. If you decide to go hiking with your pre-teens, plan some fun, motivating activities to avoid seeing them drag their feet after just five minutes. It's also an opportunity for you to revisit your childhood and spend some special moments with them...
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 ;)
You like hiking in winter but sometimes you don't feel very comfortable despite good shoes with soles designed for hiking on snow. Don't panic, find out now about anti-slip shoes and how to choose them!
Are you are a nomad at heart? Are you planning a camping or campervan holiday but cooking isn't really your forte?
You've come to the right place!
Elisabeth, an aspiring nomad and cook, offers some advice and easy recipes for cooking when camping.
The eyes of children are delicate and undergo significant development until the age of 12 years, which is why they must be protected...Even if young children don't like it at first. To overcome the difficult stage of getting them to wear sunglasses, make sure you choose a pair that fits their face, fulfils its purpose and... that they soon forget about!