Walking in snow, mud, rain or ice can be difficult if you do not have the right shoes! Here are a few tips about the most important things you should check about your [hiking shoes] so that you will be at ease on all types of terrain.
I imagine you have already experienced cold feet when out winter hiking. Did you know you can keep warm with a few gear adjustments? If you follow the tips shared by Louise, Footwear Product Manager, you'll no longer need fear the cold!
When poorly equipped or where you lack the correct tools, the cold may discourage us from walking or turn outings into nightmares: twitching, contractures, thumbnail grooves, chills… Discover all our recommendations to face the colder temperatures and make hiking comfortable:
During winter and spring snow is transformed by sun and wind. The snowy covering alters. To progress under the safest conditions and anticipate, it’s best to be able to read the snow. Mountain guides give you the right information.
Do you dream of the mountains in winter and the countryside covered in snow? Yet you're not too keen on skiing or you don't like it at all? Then try snow hiking to make the most of the countryside to your heart's content!
Depending on the weather conditions, difficulty of the route, state of the snow, etc., there are plenty of factors that you need to consider when choosing the right footwear for a snow hike. We give you all the advice you need for finding your feet!
Functional features, utility, warmth, durability… these are just some of the criteria to be considered when buying snow hiking gear. Depending on your level of ability, we can help you make the right choices!
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?
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.
Worn when hiking or when resting, compact or bulkier, to be worn in cold to very cold temperatures, selecting the correct winter jacket is not always easy...Discover our recommendations helping you make the right choice!
To stay warm and comfortable while hiking, Quechua and the Oxylane group component brands recommend that you dress according to the "3 layers" system as far as possible. 3 layers, 3 thicknesses of clothing.But not just any old clothing.