Get ready for your next mountain excursions. You know it's important to protect yourself from the sun as it's particularly strong at high altitude. In this article, we set out everything you need to know to help you prepare properly and avoid sunburn.
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!
Lyme disease particularly affects hikers and the pets that accompany them. The disease is usually benign and can be treated with an effective antibiotic, and severe forms are rare. This is why it is necessary to prevent bites and to know the symptoms so that the disease does not become chronic.
When we lack the proper equipment or necessary instinct, the cold can prevent us from walking or turn our outings into nightmares: muscle tension and spasms, cold-induced numbness, chills etc. Check out our advice to help you cope with the drop in temperature so you can hike in comfort.
If you are familiar with that feeling then you may be prone to acrophobia: the fear of heights. Here are 7 tips to control this fear and make your hiking more enjoyable.To note: this advice should not be used as a substitute for the recommendations of a phobia specialist.