Each hiker interested in taking advantage of trails and mountains, needs to have the adequate footwear to do all the activities that hiking offers. And this is the reaso why we wrote this article about the different hiking boots and soles.
We are hikers, so challenges are something that we always like. Thanks to the snow, we can add two new challenges to winter hiking in Spain to our adventure list: hiking with snowshoes and cross-country skiing.
Born in the Scandinavian plains, this winter sport has been neglected for decades for not being as colorful as snowboarding or alpine skiing, but it is perfect for trekkers. Their routes do not necessarily require much effort and you can travel both short and long distances: as this has never been a hindrance to us, well we can take advantage of the arrival of winter to go for a walk, this time with our skis.Continue reading The best cross-country skiing sites in Spain
Throughout Spain, the National Parks are an important of the great wonders of the Iberian Peninsula. Its magnificent beauty is the hiker’s paradise, and there are a lot to choose from the routes of the Pyrenees, to the wonderful landscapes of the Canary Islands trails.
Today, from Walkaholic we offer you a quick peek at this huge range of possibilities to plan your next adventure. Cause the meaning of the National Parks is not only to preserve, but also to educate and entertain.
In winter comes the snow, and regardless how much we love the beautiful veils with which it decorates the trails, snow also makes it more difficult to walk.
But it does not matter: since ancient times the man learned to master the snow using snowshoes to avoid sinking into it. It has been a long time since and those first snowshoes have evolved in more comfortable, modern versions that allow us to enjoy both the horizontal and the low and medium mountain paths in winter.
To help you choose the best ones for you, at Walkaholic we bring you interesting tips to know which snowshoes are the best.
Snowshoes, according to their fixation and materials
Thanks to the varied geography of our country, it is not necessary to travel long distances to always find a great hiking route nearby. And the Community of Madrid is not the exception. Okay, we may not have a beach, but except for that there are no excuses to put on your hiking boots and go through all the natural wonders that we own so close to the capital.