Category - Mountain Sports

Co-Creation – The Making of Decathlon Backpacks – Akshat Jain

Mountain Sports

MY EXPERIENCE OF TESTING THE LATEST RUCKSACKS BY DECATHLON IN THE FRENCH ALPS. If you are reading this, you must have bought a rucksack sometime in your life or maybe you are planning to buy one. The process…

Climbing Carabiners – How to Choose

Mountain Sports

A carabiner is a climber’s best friend. It is used to belay, to attach the rope, to tie-in, for abseil, etc. In short, there is no climbing without it. Climbing and mountaineering carabiners are made of Zicral, an…

How to Choose Climbing Shoes

Mountain Sports

Selecting appropriate climbing shoes is the most difficult choice of climbing equipment. There are many models and their characteristics vary. Some elements are shared by most climbing shoes: they typically consist of a flexible upper section and a…

How to Choose the Right Climbing Harness

Mountain Sports

A harness is an essential item of climbing equipment. It is the vital link between your body, the rope, the quickdraws, and finally the cliff. While on belay, you will spend quite a lot of time hanging in…

Everything you need to know before you head out to hike

Mountain Sports

Click here to view our range of Hiking Gear Pre-hiking jitters, anxieties and confusions are normal emotions for most of us especially if it’s the first time.  Here’s a list of things that you can take care of…

How to prevent blisters

Mountain Sports

Blisters are a common problem for hikers, and the most restrictive! Sometimes they can force you to cut your trip short or even cancel the next day’s hike. Discover why blisters develop and how to prevent them! Blisters…

How to take care of your hiking shoes

Mountain Sports

It is important to take care of your hiking shoes, no matter what they are made of, and irrespective of their performance. These four quick and easy steps will keep your shoes in tip-top condition! 1 – Cleaning…

Forclaz 500 – Hiking the World in 80 Days

Mountain Sports

5 Countries, 2.5 Months, 1 Shoe Can a pair of shoe inspire you? Can you take up as much as a pair of shoe can? On a very tight budget, I was backpacking around South America which had…

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