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Off out hiking? Take a pair of binoculars with you to observe the flora and fauna in the mountains. Great fun for children and a wonderful feast for hikers' eyes: binoculars introduce you to a whole new world. Below we'll help you choose the binoculars that best suit you!
3 CRITERIA TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING HIKING BINOCULARS:~
LENS MAGNIFICATION, FOCUS ADJUSTMENT AND WEIGHT/SIZE.
The strength of magnification is the first criteria that will help you choose your hiking binoculars.
We recommend binoculars with three different magnifications: x6, x10 and x12.
The strength of magnification allows you to see in greater or lesser "detail." For example, binoculars with a magnification of x6 allow you to see an object as if it were 6 times closer.
The higher the magnification, the more detailed the image. A very high magnification decreases the field of view, a low magnification offers a wider field of view. Magnifications over X12 amplify shaking. For children we recommend x6 binoculars which are easier to use.
When hiking, binoculars can quickly become heavy and cumbersome. To minimize the load in your backpack, all our binoculars weigh less than 350 grams; any heavier and they can then become annoying.
You can also opt for a monocular, which will take up less room in your bag and is easier to operate as it only requires one hand!