Hiking & Trekking

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Fast hiking - A whole new way to experience the mountains
Fast Hiking, aka Speed Hiking, is a mix of hiking and trail running. The pace is faster than walking, but slower than running. For speed hikers, taking in the scenery is their goal, rather than just pursuing speed. As an extended challenge to their usual hiking pace, it is more intense and dynamic.
Tips for enjoying hiking in the rain
During the summer rainy season in Hong Kong, the weather can be hot and sunny one moment, and get rainy and stormy the next. What should you do if you encounter a heavy shower in the middle of a hike? Should you continue or end your hike earlier? Here are some gear and apparel tips, to keep your hike happy and safe.
climbing shoes
Which climbing shoes are the best is a very personal choice. As all peoples foot shapes are different you need to take into account the arch type, comparative length of toes, width of foot, angle of the heel, what level they climb at, whether the person likes climbing with socks, if someone climbs indoor or outdoor, what type of rock, their preferred climbing style and whether or not they take their shoes off after each route. As you can see when it comes to what climbing shoe is best the answer is whats best for each climber. This is why Simond create a number of different climbing shoes at each level, with different fits and different properties to cater to all types and abilities of climber.
hike with kids
Discover some activities to get your kids into hiking! If you decide to hike with them, plan some fun activities to prevent them from dragging their feet every 5 minutes. Prepare them a "mission" to complete, and they will be more motivated to walk.
登山鞋和襪子濕了
It is tricky to avoid getting wet when hiking in the wet season. Even if you wear excellent waterproof hiking shoes and rain pants, rain drops can slide into your shoes. Or you may step into a puddle soaking your shoes and socks. When we need to wear the same shoes and socks to carry on the journey on the next day, how should we dry the wet shoes and socks?
Hiking
Are you a novice yet enthusiastic hiker looking for an easy route with lovely scenery? At Decathlon, we have selected 3 of the most popular hiking routes for beginners in Hong Kong. Everyone should be able to enjoy Hong Kong’s beautiful countryside from atop a mountain, no matter how experienced you are in hiking.
如何清洗羽絨外套
It can be stressful putting an expensive hiking essentials, like your down jacket, into the washing machine. We need to clean them with specialised products that don’t ruin the unique feather construction – but not too often. Otherwise we risk damaging them. Oh, and we also need to deal with drying. No need to panic though; just follow these easy steps to keep your items in great condition…
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