Mountain Hiking Techniques

Hiking on mountains can be a dream for many people, but it is a nightmare if not done right. As it is not a plain and takes more energy to walk a mountain, it is better to maintain a rhythmic walk. It is also essential to take frequent rests in between walking. Over exhaustion and dehydration are common during hiking on mountains. A steady walk should be maintained while hiking on mountains. Bre...

 

Water Crossing

While on a trail, it can be difficult to cross a river and beginners will require help to cross the river safely. Crossing the water can be risky depending on the depth and force of the water current. Instructions given by the guide should be followed strictly. Shallow water can be easily crossed by holding hands or by just walking carefully. However, if the water is deep, it is better to take s...

 

Frequent Breaks when Hiking

Walking speed and rest are important while hiking any terrain. Beginners especially should take care not to exert and walk at a steady pace. Jogging or increasing the speed of walking will leave a person exhausted. They will not be able to cover long distance trails or even a one day hike with faster walking speed. Walking at a steady pace and taking frequent breaks will enable them to cover the...

 

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