ECO-HIKING: hiking to clean up our trails

"Hike Up, Pick Up": hiking to help collect waste on our trails

Given the location of our design centre, at the foot of Mont-Blanc, trails cleaning is something important to us in Quechua.
In 2018, we launched "Hike Up, Pick Up": a sporting, civic-minded day that helps you (re)discover the joys of hiking while also picking up litter.

5 years later, thousands of hikers have taken part in these hikes, during Decathlon events as well as "World Clean Up Day", organized by the company.

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ECO-HIKING: hiking to clean up our trails

Hike up ⛰ - pick up 👋

Our sporting and civic challenge!

We want to encourage more hikers to help collect waste on our hiking trails, throughout the year. How? The idea is simple!

1) Every time you go hiking, whether close to home or on the other side of the world, think “Hike Up, Pick Up”.
Before setting off, when packing your hiking backpack, remember to add a small bag, gloves and hyroalcoholic gel so you can pick up any rubbish that you encounter en route.

2) At the end of your hike, share your litter yield by using the #hikeuppickup and by referencing the @Quechua account on social media networks. Remember to tag friends or family members to encourage them to follow your initiative when they're next out hiking, or go with them to show them the way.

ECO-HIKING: hiking to clean up our trails

Hikes since 2018

The aim of the day? Collecting waste on the hiking trails!

After 4 events, held in 2018, 2019, 2021 and 2022, involving nearly 6,000 hikers and more than 10 tonnes of rubbish collected across 170 Decathlon stores in France, the company is organizing a new national HIKE event for hikers to be held in 2023.

There's bound to be a Decathlon store near you, supporting the event. To take part, pick up information in store or visit our website.

ECO-HIKING: hiking to help keep our trails clean


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