How and with whom to start hiking

Are you thinking about getting started in hiking? Would you like to know everything you need to get a great start?

Hiking is an exciting and addictive activity, with time you will see how your health improves, you’ll be more active and that enjoying nature will become your favourite hobby.

In Walkaholic we motivate you to become a hiker. So, before we start, we’ll talk about everything you need to start this activity in safe and planned manner.

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Accessories for hiking at low temperatures

Each season of the year requires equipment proper to the needs of our body, according to the weather that awaits us. That’s why taking into account the accessories that you must carry along your route is something very important.

If you want to hike your route during summer, we recommend you to read about the equipment necessary for hiking in summer or you can also consult the essential material for hiking, this can help you get everything you need for each season of the year.

But today in Walkaholic we will talk about the accessories you’ll need if you go on hiking trails at low temperatures, since the cold can become your worst enemy. Not having the right and necessary things can lead to a bad experience.

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Mountain types, parts and classification

Due to the nature of its geography, Spain has always been a country of mountaineers. Throughout the territory there are plenty of examples of this type of terrain: from our beloved Pyrenees to the great Teide in Tenerife, the Spaniards have not lacked of summits to conquer, whether for necessity or fun.

In the end, after Switzerland, Spain is the second most mountainous country in Europe. However, do you know the types of mountains that exist?

This type of information is not simply a fun fact to surprise your friends, but a real knowledge that all those who are dedicated to mountaineering or hiking should learn. Depending on the type of mountain it will be, is the terrain we will face, which can help us decide both the route and the equipment that we must use to make our excursions more rewarding.

So, without further delay, from Walkaholic we will talk about the different types of mountains, giving you examples of them in our own geography.

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Types of mountain sports. What’s your favourite?

If you are one of those who prefer nature and you like to be fit, you’re in the right place, because enjoying a mountain sport might be your better choice.

These activities can be practiced professionally or as a hobby, individually or in a group and, in addition, there isn’t age limit to practice them. You can realize that when you ask to Carlos Soria Fontán, a well-known Spanish mountaineer who at 80 years of age continues to overcome challenges in mountain paths.

Today on Walkaholic we want to talk you about the kinds of mountain sports. There are diverse options and they’ve in common that they all bring great health benefits.

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The perfect Cameras for taking photos in nature

It is not a secret to anyone that day by day the cameras built into our phones are improving more and more.

And that is just an extra to all the functionalities and advantages offered by a good mobile to a hiking and nature lover: communication, maps, GPS, the possibility of hearing some music to break the monotony of the walk and much more.

But is a good mobile enough to take nature photos? Are other options out there? We talk about these issues today from Walkaholic.

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