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How Should I Care for My Hiking Socks

Did you know? The quality of your socks significantly impacts the quality of your hikes! Here are our tips for caring for your socks and feet.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Properly Wash and Take Care of Your Cooking Pot

Whether it’s just aluminium, equipped with a non-stick coating, or even anodised aluminium, your cooking pot is one of the essentials in your camp. So, it’s a good idea to ensure you take care of it, so that you can keep on using it for a long time in your greatest mountain adventures. To do this, we have some tips and tricks ;)

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Maintain and Re-Waterproof Hiking Boots

You've used your boots on muddy paths and you don't know how to wash them? You've crossed a stream and are wondering how to dry them? Discover 4 tips on how to look after and extend the life of your hiking boots!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to maintain a Merino Wool garment?

Have you treated yourself to a merino wool product but are afraid of having to take care of it, as if it were a cashmere wrap? Don't panic, we are here to give you all the tips you need to keep your merino wool garment in good condition for as long as possible.

Decathlon
May 30, 2021
4
Min Read
How To Maintain And Repair A Hiking Backpack?

Your backpack is your best friend when trekking or hiking. It carries your belongings, acts as a tray table during breaks, patiently withstands pathways close to rocky walls. In short, it’s indispensable and when you find the right backpack, there’s only one thing you want to do: keep it for as long as possible. So how do you properly care for your backpack?

Decathlon
May 31, 2021
5
Min Read
How to choose a winter Jacket| Best Winter Jackets | Decathlon

Learn how to choose a winter jacket that helps you survive & thrive in cold and freezing weather conditions. Check Decathlon’s top picks of winter jackets.

Robin
October 28, 2020
4
Min Read
Having your Period on a Trek

Are you hesitating about going on a trek because you’re due to have your period during the trip? The girls from team Forclaz, are on it and share with you their solutions for trekking even when you have your period!

Decathlon
May 29, 2021
4
Min Read
Hiking Sticks Guide: Choose & Use for Better Hikes

Discover the perfect hiking sticks for your adventures. Learn how to select, use, and maintain sticks for improved balance and hiking efficiency.

Decathlon
December 11, 2023
7
Min Read
Ultimate Annapurna Circuit Trek Guide - Plan & Prep

Explore the Annapurna Circuit Trek with our comprehensive guide. Tips on routes, gear, culture, and safety for an unforgettable experience.

Decathlon
December 12, 2023
8
Min Read
The Importance of Layering For Trekking

A trekker is usually exposed to harsh weather conditions, with extreme temperatures and unpredictable weather and layering your clothes can make or break a trek. Today we'll discuss about the importance of layering, types of layers and the right products to pack.

Decathlon
May 29, 2021
3
Min Read
How to look after your Trekking Equipment (Day)

The lifespan of the equipment doesn’t just depend on its original quality: looking after it properly is the way to guarantee you keep it for as long as possible!

Decathlon
May 30, 2021
8
Min Read
How to choose Trekking Pants

Choosing trekking pants can be a bit tricky as it’s not everyday wear. It is also important to know about trekking pants for freedom of movement, protection, and many such aspects which makes walking through mountains easier.

Sachin TK
July 12, 2021
4
Min Read
Best Places For Hiking & Trekking In India

Are you looking for places to visit for hiking & trekking? Read this blog to know the best places to plan your hiking and trekking trip this year.

Decathlon
October 15, 2020
3
Min Read
3 Lesser-Known Camping Experiences in Western India | Blog Decathlon

Are you a travel enthusiast? Read this blog to know about the lesser known camping experiences in western India.

Trailblazers- The Outdoor School
March 16, 2020
3
Min Read
9 Best Monsoon Hikes in Maharashtra

Here's a consolidated list of 9 hikes in Maharashtra that I've personally experienced

Khushi Thakkar
July 28, 2021
4
Min Read
Weekend Getaways and Hikes Near Bangalore

Would you like to plan a trip this coming weekend? Look at these popular hikes in and around Bangalore before you plan your trip.

Vishnupriya Sharma
September 30, 2020
4
Min Read
Monsoon Hikes North - Triund in Himachal Pradesh

Triund is a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Situated at the foot of the Dhauladhar ranges, Triund is a part of Dharamkot.

Sawan Choudhury
September 26, 2019
2
Min Read
The Great Sahyadri Hike with Decathlon

Torna is the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj at the age of 16 years which was also his first capture. It is the highest fort in Pune district. It is located at a distance of 80.2 km from Decathlon Wagholi which was our meeting point.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
4 Advantages of Natural Detoxing Hike

A hike in nature to detox the mind is recommended! What are the benefits?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Monsoon Hikes East - Zdukou Valley Nagaland

Dzukou Valley is one of the gems of North-East India on the border of two states – Manipur and Nagaland. Dzukou Valley is also known as the Valley of Flowers.

Subham Singh
September 26, 2019
4
Min Read
3 Lesser-Known Camping Experiences in Western India | Blog Decathlon

Are you a travel enthusiast? Read this blog to know about the lesser known camping experiences in western India.

Trailblazers- The Outdoor School
March 16, 2020
3
Min Read
Weekend Getaways and Hikes Near Bangalore

Would you like to plan a trip this coming weekend? Look at these popular hikes in and around Bangalore before you plan your trip.

Vishnupriya Sharma
September 30, 2020
4
Min Read
Monsoon Hikes North - Triund in Himachal Pradesh

Triund is a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh. Situated at the foot of the Dhauladhar ranges, Triund is a part of Dharamkot.

Sawan Choudhury
September 26, 2019
2
Min Read
The Great Sahyadri Hike with Decathlon

Torna is the first fort captured by Shivaji Maharaj at the age of 16 years which was also his first capture. It is the highest fort in Pune district. It is located at a distance of 80.2 km from Decathlon Wagholi which was our meeting point.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Monsoon Hikes East - Zdukou Valley Nagaland

Dzukou Valley is one of the gems of North-East India on the border of two states – Manipur and Nagaland. Dzukou Valley is also known as the Valley of Flowers.

Subham Singh
September 26, 2019
4
Min Read
Hiking Trails In India: 6 Amazing Hiking Destinations in South India

Get to know these 6 hiking trails in South India that you should not miss as it is a great way to disconnect from the stress of city life and an amazing way to stay fit.

Campmonk
May 20, 2019
10
Min Read
Monsoon Hikes South - Kodchadri in Karnataka

Located in the lap of the Western Ghats in the district of Shimoga lies Kodchadri, the 10th highest peak in Karnataka. Kodchadri has a reputation for being unbelievably green with jungle trails

Vishakha Akkihal
September 26, 2019
3
Min Read
Monsoon Hikes West - Kalavantin Durg Maharashtra

Kalavantin is infamous for crazy rainfall from May to September, the best time to visit for adventure seekers (Not advisable for fair weather hikers)

Sajan Prasad
September 26, 2019
6
Min Read
8 Must-Watch Mountain Movies and Documentaries

Here is a curated list of movies that I've personally loved and it's also available to watch for free online.

Gokul Bhandari
April 8, 2020
2
Min Read
How To You Stay Hydrated When Out Hiking

Dry mountain air can increase dehydration. It's essential to stay hydrated on a hike if you are to get the most out of the exercise and the landscapes when you're getting away from it all.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
What To Eat When Out Hiking?

The longer the hike, the more preparation is required. Do not forget meals, snacks and primarily drinks, to make your hike a success.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How Should I Care for My Hiking Socks

Did you know? The quality of your socks significantly impacts the quality of your hikes! Here are our tips for caring for your socks and feet.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Properly Wash and Take Care of Your Cooking Pot

Whether it’s just aluminium, equipped with a non-stick coating, or even anodised aluminium, your cooking pot is one of the essentials in your camp. So, it’s a good idea to ensure you take care of it, so that you can keep on using it for a long time in your greatest mountain adventures. To do this, we have some tips and tricks ;)

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How to Maintain and Re-Waterproof Hiking Boots

You've used your boots on muddy paths and you don't know how to wash them? You've crossed a stream and are wondering how to dry them? Discover 4 tips on how to look after and extend the life of your hiking boots!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to maintain a Merino Wool garment?

Have you treated yourself to a merino wool product but are afraid of having to take care of it, as if it were a cashmere wrap? Don't panic, we are here to give you all the tips you need to keep your merino wool garment in good condition for as long as possible.

Decathlon
May 30, 2021
4
Min Read
How To Maintain And Repair A Hiking Backpack?

Your backpack is your best friend when trekking or hiking. It carries your belongings, acts as a tray table during breaks, patiently withstands pathways close to rocky walls. In short, it’s indispensable and when you find the right backpack, there’s only one thing you want to do: keep it for as long as possible. So how do you properly care for your backpack?

Decathlon
May 31, 2021
5
Min Read
Having your Period on a Trek

Are you hesitating about going on a trek because you’re due to have your period during the trip? The girls from team Forclaz, are on it and share with you their solutions for trekking even when you have your period!

Decathlon
May 29, 2021
4
Min Read
How to look after your Trekking Equipment (Day)

The lifespan of the equipment doesn’t just depend on its original quality: looking after it properly is the way to guarantee you keep it for as long as possible!

Decathlon
May 30, 2021
8
Min Read
How To Wash Your Hiking Clothes in a More Eco-Friendly Way

Washing your clothes in a way that respects the environment is easy and effective! Find out our advice for looking after your hiking clothes here.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
How do you measure the Waterproofness of a Hiking Jacket?

A product is recognised as waterproof when it has the ability to stop rain or water from getting through, thus protecting the hiker from bad weather.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Keep Dry When Out Hiking: Check Out Our 8 Tips

Hiking in the spring and autumn offers some wonderful surprises, and it would be a shame to miss out on them for fear of getting caught out in the rain! When the weather is changeable, the footpaths are less busy, so you may as well get the equipment to withstand the weather and enjoy it. Warning, check that the weather isn't threatening either!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
6
Min Read
How to look after your Leather Hiking Boots Properly

Once you've found the right fit, you want to enjoy your boots for as long as possible! Check out our tips to ensure a long life for your favourite boots.

Decathlon
May 4, 2021
4
Min Read
15 Best Hiking Boots for Women

Decathlon boasts of one of the largest selections of outdoor gear and equipment in the world. Shop the best winter boots for women for your next excursion. The 15 Best Affordable Winter Boots for Women that are Warm, Comfortable, and Waterproof in Cold Weather.

Decathlon
July 15, 2022
4
Min Read
Stay Warm and Dry When Hiking: the 3-layers technique

During a hike, you tend to alternate between sustained climbing efforts and quieter moments. How can you stay warm and dry to make the most of your day?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How do you Restore the Water-Repellent Properties of your Jacket?

Does your hiking jacket seemed to have lost some of its waterproofing quality over time? Don't panic, here is how to get it back to how it was!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How Should You Wash your Merino Wool T-shirt

Merino wool is the trekker's essential companion. Do you want to keep your woollen products as long as possible? Well then, follow our tips!

Decathlon
October 30, 2019
2
Min Read
How to look after your Trekking Equipment (Day)

The lifespan of the equipment doesn’t just depend on its original quality: looking after it properly is the way to guarantee you keep it for as long as possible!

Decathlon
May 30, 2021
8
Min Read
6 Exercises to Warm Up Before a Hike

Hiking will keep you in good shape overall while also sculpting your bottom and stomach. Read on to discover 6 important exercises to do before your next hike!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
What is Fast Hiking?

Are you looking for a change of pace? Then it's time to give speed hiking a try! Faster than the classic hike, but less intense than trail running, this new leisure activity offers a more sporty approach to your mountain outings.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
15 Best Hiking Boots for Women

Decathlon boasts of one of the largest selections of outdoor gear and equipment in the world. Shop the best winter boots for women for your next excursion. The 15 Best Affordable Winter Boots for Women that are Warm, Comfortable, and Waterproof in Cold Weather.

Decathlon
July 15, 2022
4
Min Read
What are eco-friendly products? Top 5 eco-friendly products to buy from Decathlon

Here is a guide on what are eco friendly products and how to use these products in daily life to go green and help the world become a better environment.

Decathlon
November 21, 2022
4
Min Read
How to choose a winter Jacket| Best Winter Jackets | Decathlon

Learn how to choose a winter jacket that helps you survive & thrive in cold and freezing weather conditions. Check Decathlon’s top picks of winter jackets.

Robin
October 28, 2020
4
Min Read
The Importance of Layering For Trekking

A trekker is usually exposed to harsh weather conditions, with extreme temperatures and unpredictable weather and layering your clothes can make or break a trek. Today we'll discuss about the importance of layering, types of layers and the right products to pack.

Decathlon
May 29, 2021
3
Min Read
How to choose Trekking Pants

Choosing trekking pants can be a bit tricky as it’s not everyday wear. It is also important to know about trekking pants for freedom of movement, protection, and many such aspects which makes walking through mountains easier.

Sachin TK
July 12, 2021
4
Min Read
Choosing the Right Babies' Hiking Shoes

Getting the right hiking equipment for a baby primarily involves choosing the best footwear. The following 3 factors must be taken into account at all costs: the sole, the comfort and the support.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Socks for Snow Hiking

When hiking in the snow, the type of sock you choose is critical depending on factors like length, material, knit fabric, warmth, breathability, etc. How do you choose the ideal sock that will keep your feet both comfortable and safe?

Decathlon
September 26, 2019
7
Min Read
Hiking In Snow: Know Your Basics

Functional features, utility, warmth, durability… these are just some of the factors to be considered when buying snow hiking gear. Depending on your level of ability, we can help you make the right choices!

Decathlon
November 8, 2019
7
Min Read
Things To Consider Before Buying A Hiking Jacket

Finding it difficult to buy a hiking jacket? We have made it easy for you. Here are 6 easy checks which will help you to buy your perfect hiking jacket.

Decathlon
November 24, 2020
3
Min Read
The Ultimate Backpacking Checklist for your Upcoming Hiking Trip

In this article, you'll read about the ultimate hiking backpack checklist every traveler should follow while backpacking.

Decathlon
April 1, 2021
3
Min Read
Best Waterproof Pants for Monsoon Hiking- Buyers Guide

When mountain hiking takes you chasing, fishing, trekking, setting up camp, or climbing, waterproof pants won't just shield your legs from wet climate and through streams and rivers, they will also keep your legs comfortable and warm.

Decathlon
June 1, 2021
6
Min Read
15 Best Hiking Boots for Women

Decathlon boasts of one of the largest selections of outdoor gear and equipment in the world. Shop the best winter boots for women for your next excursion. The 15 Best Affordable Winter Boots for Women that are Warm, Comfortable, and Waterproof in Cold Weather.

Decathlon
July 15, 2022
4
Min Read
How To Choose The Right Waterproof Jacket For Hiking (Buyer's Guide)

There are 3 criterias that determine your choice of waterproof jacket: the level of waterproofing, the outside temperature and the intensity of your exercise.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose your Hiking Boots

Discover our advice helping you to select your hiking shoes.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How to Choose Your Hiking Socks

Discover our advice helping you to select your hiking socks.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
Know Your Gear - DIY Overnight Hiking & Camping Gear

Why DIY, you may ask? It's more thrilling, more self-sufficient, more peaceful, more personal, more spontaneous.

Trailblazers- The Outdoor School
January 2, 2020
4
Min Read
How to Choose the Best Hiking Trousers

There are two criterias that determine your choice of trousers: the outside temperature and the intensity of your exercise.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Choose the Best Hiking Fleece

Warm, Breathable, Compact, Lightweight and Freedom of Movement. Having the right Fleece is essential to stay warm and hike comfortably in the mountains.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
2
Min Read
How to Choose Waterproof Shoes?

Waterproof shoes are very versatile and come in handy on so many occasions. Whether it’s monsoon and you’re planning a trek or bike riding, these are a must-have accessory for you. Good waterproof shoes must be comfortable, easy to dry, and lightweight. In this article, we will help you to find the right pair for this season.

Decathlon
May 22, 2021
6
Min Read
How To Choose The Best Rain Jacket For Travellers

There are several common styles of waterproof jacket for you to consider. Understanding some key terms and the basics of rainwear technology will help you navigate to the jacket that keeps you dry and the one that fits your budget.

Decathlon
June 4, 2021
6
Min Read
10 Best Winter Jackets For Men - Buyer's Guide

In this article, we will be discussing the different types of winter jackets and everything else you need to know related to it.

Decathlon
August 30, 2021
7
Min Read
What are eco-friendly products? Top 5 eco-friendly products to buy from Decathlon

Here is a guide on what are eco friendly products and how to use these products in daily life to go green and help the world become a better environment.

Decathlon
November 21, 2022
4
Min Read
How to maintain a Merino Wool garment?

Have you treated yourself to a merino wool product but are afraid of having to take care of it, as if it were a cashmere wrap? Don't panic, we are here to give you all the tips you need to keep your merino wool garment in good condition for as long as possible.

Decathlon
May 30, 2021
4
Min Read
Having your Period on a Trek

Are you hesitating about going on a trek because you’re due to have your period during the trip? The girls from team Forclaz, are on it and share with you their solutions for trekking even when you have your period!

Decathlon
May 29, 2021
4
Min Read
The Importance of Layering For Trekking

A trekker is usually exposed to harsh weather conditions, with extreme temperatures and unpredictable weather and layering your clothes can make or break a trek. Today we'll discuss about the importance of layering, types of layers and the right products to pack.

Decathlon
May 29, 2021
3
Min Read
How to look after your Trekking Equipment (Day)

The lifespan of the equipment doesn’t just depend on its original quality: looking after it properly is the way to guarantee you keep it for as long as possible!

Decathlon
May 30, 2021
8
Min Read
Best Places For Hiking & Trekking In India

Are you looking for places to visit for hiking & trekking? Read this blog to know the best places to plan your hiking and trekking trip this year.

Decathlon
October 15, 2020
3
Min Read
9 Best Monsoon Hikes in Maharashtra

Here's a consolidated list of 9 hikes in Maharashtra that I've personally experienced

Khushi Thakkar
July 28, 2021
4
Min Read
4 Advantages of Natural Detoxing Hike

A hike in nature to detox the mind is recommended! What are the benefits?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Getting Ready For A Hike: Our Advice Before Departure

Knowing the weather and route along with taking the right equipment before going on a hiking trip is very important. Read our guide to know more on how to be well prepared.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Ready to Set Off on a Hike?

Pre-hiking jitters, anxiety, confusion are normal for most of us especially if it’s the first time. Here’s a list of things to take care of before you leave.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
Tips To Maintain Feminine Hygiene While Hiking

While hiking in the wilderness, maintaining feminine hygiene can be tough, but its not impossible. With this article, discover the different ways you can do the same.

Aungsumi Sinha
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
What is the right way to tighten and lace up your hiking shoes?

In the mountains, it is crucial to adjust and lace your shoes correctly, for your comfort and safety. To be well supported during the entire hike, uphill and downhill.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
Looking After Your Feet: How Can You Avoid Exercise-Induced Purpura When Hiking?

Following a hike, some walkers may experience red patches on their feet, ankles and/or calves. So, what is it?

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How To You Stay Hydrated When Out Hiking

Dry mountain air can increase dehydration. It's essential to stay hydrated on a hike if you are to get the most out of the exercise and the landscapes when you're getting away from it all.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
The 10 Commandments for Hiking Safely

To take full advantage of your mountain treks, we suggest some safety reminders specifically applying to hiking. Don't forget to tell a friend before you leave, prepare your first aid kit, keep your vaccinations up to date, and protect your skin from little creatures. Nothing will stop you from going on the adventure!

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
8
Min Read
What To Eat When Out Hiking?

The longer the hike, the more preparation is required. Do not forget meals, snacks and primarily drinks, to make your hike a success.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read
Hiking With Young Children

Take the time to look carefully at the map and its contours or carry out a reconnaissance of the route. Take the opportunity to check out the orientation and try to choose shady trails in summer - the whole family can keep cool and it will be more pleasant when you take a break.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
How to Carry Your Baby When Hiking?

Your family has grown, but there's no way you're giving up enjoying outdoor activities. Even when a baby can walk, around 3-4 years, don’t count on him walking faster than 1 or 2 km/h. A carrying system is therefore essential if you want to continue walking at your own pace.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
3
Min Read
How do you measure the Waterproofness of a Hiking Jacket?

A product is recognised as waterproof when it has the ability to stop rain or water from getting through, thus protecting the hiker from bad weather.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
4
Min Read
7 Tips to Overcome the Fear Of Heights When Hiking

Have you have ever felt your heart beating faster as you were about to cross a rope monkey bridge or walk along a rocky cliff overlooking a steep slope? 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. We would encourage you to consult one if your fear of heights is too debilitating during your hikes.

Decathlon
May 20, 2019
5
Min Read

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