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What are the benefits of Merino wool?

What are the benefits of Merino wool?

Athletes all agree that there are many beneficial properties to Merino wool: warm in winter, light in summer, reduces odours, durable and soft!

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What does sport mean to you? - Bena L.

Bena - Decathlon Hong Kong Trekking Sport Leader - has changed her life through sport

The environmental assessment of our products

The environmental assessment of our products

You may have already noticed it on our website: our products' carbon footprint is now available. We explain what it means!

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What is the difference between a ski jacket and a snow mountain hiking jacket?

How to choose the right ski jacket? Can I wear a mountain hiking jacket when skiing?

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Year of the Rabbit|9 routes to celebrate Chinese New Year 2023

Hiking is a popular way to celebrate Lunar New Year. How about doing other sports this year? Learn more about 9 hiking, trail running and cycling routes.

Teammate's Story | Passion for the Mountains

Teammate's Story | Passion for the Mountains - Decathlon HK

Decathlon employs many passionate sports lovers, including Marie, who grew a passion for mountain sports from hiking, camping, and skiing with her parents.

HIKING | 6 WARM-UPS FOR INJURY PREVENTION

HIKING | 6 WARM-UPS FOR INJURY PREVENTION

Are you one of those hikers who do not bother to warm up? It is key for injury prevention. Try these 6 exercises before hiking to warm up your muscles.

HIKING | GET YOUR KIDS INTO HIKING

HIKING | GET YOUR KIDS INTO HIKING

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.

HIKING | 3 STREAM HIKING TRAILS AND SAFETY TIPS

HIKING | 3 STREAM HIKING TRAILS AND SAFETY TIPS

Hikers like stream hiking in summer. What exactly is stream hike, and which routes to go in Hong Kong? How to do it safely? Check out this article.

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Hiking | Mountain Hiking Fleece - 75% Recycled Material

9 plastic bottles are used to make one Mountain Hiking Fleece. The equivalent of one-week consumption for one person. So, let's recycle!

Hiking | HOW TO CHOOSE A HIKING FLEECE?

Hiking | HOW TO CHOOSE A HIKING FLEECE?

Having the right polar fleece is essential for not getting cold when hiking. Discover all our tips on how to choose a hiking fleece!

Hiking | How to choose a hiking water bottle?

Hiking | How to choose a hiking water bottle?

Find all our tips on how to choose the right water bottle or water pouch for hiking. Read to know more.

Hiking | Tips for hiking Mt. Fuji

Hiking | Tips for hiking Mt. Fuji

Hong Kong people like to travel to Japan. Beside eating and drinking in Japan, you can also try to hike the highest mountain - Mt. Fuji. Don't think that only professional climbers can climb Mount Fuji. In fact, as long as you are in good physical condition, you can try Mt. Fuji if you have hiking experience.

HIKING | SUN PROTECTION TIPS FOR HIKING

HIKING | SUN PROTECTION TIPS FOR HIKING

Don’t forget your sun protection routine for hiking. Check out our sun protection tips for hiking and get yourself covered.

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HIKING | FALL WINTER DRESS TIPS: ONION LAYERING

Want to go hiking in the cold and worry about the weather? Try out the onion layering wearing system, it will keep you warm and comfortable.

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Hiking | Hiking with your kids for digital detox

Should children be using electronic devices such as phones, computers and tablets? In this information age, it would be unreasonable to completely limit our children’s use of these devices. As parents, we want our children to remain competitive and digital media is an extremely useful learning tool. However, overuse of electronic devices may have negative consequences on child development.

HIKING | ECO- HIKE GUIDE! OUR ADVICE FOR RESPONSIBLE HIKING

HIKING | ECO- HIKE GUIDE! OUR ADVICE FOR RESPONSIBLE HIKING

How to start eco-hike ? Let's get back to the basics of eco-friendly hiking with our advices to make your journey more sustainable and responsible.

HIKING | WHAT MAKES HIKING JACKET WATERPROOF?

HIKING | WHAT MAKES HIKING JACKET WATERPROOF?

There are so many waterproof hiking jackets at different prices. What makes hiking jacket waterproof? Let’s check out those aspects and find the best one.

Hiking | HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SNOW BOOTS

Hiking | HOW TO CHOOSE YOUR SNOW BOOTS

Discover our recommendations to help you select warm or snow shoes.

HIKING|HOW TO CHOOSE HIKING SOCKS?

HIKING|HOW TO CHOOSE HIKING SOCKS AND SHOES?

How to choose a pair of hiking socks and shoes for a comfortable trek? Don't miss the tips on how to tie your hiking boots too.

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HIKING | HOW TO CHOOSE A HEADLAMP?

Check out our tips to help you select your head torch!

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Hiking | Expert's Safety Tips While Camping or Hiking

As much as camping is fun it can also be full of challenges and if you decide to venture out alone, challenges can increase even more. We’ve heard many time, prepare for the worst and hope for the best. The mountains literally teach us that.

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HIKING | THE 6 BENEFITS OF HIKING IN NATURE!

Hiking benefits mental health and physical health. Let us tell you 6 benefits of hiking in nature.

HIKING | TIPS FOR ENJOYING HIKING IN THE RAIN

HIKING | TIPS FOR ENJOYING HIKING IN THE RAIN

Hong Kong summer is the rainy season, the weather can be hot and rainy. Can I still go hiking in the rain? Here are some tips for enjoying hiking in the rain.

HIKING | CHALLENGE YOURSELF - TAI MO SHAN HIKE

HIKING | CHALLENGE YOURSELF - TAI MO SHAN HIKE

If you love hiking, why not challenge yourself and hike to Hong Kong’s highest peak Tai Mo Shan (957m) ? Learn more about the route.

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Hiking | Top tips for washing down jackets

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…

Hiking | Beginners' hikes: Dragon's Back, Devil's Peak and more

Hiking | Beginners' hikes: Dragon's Back, Devil's Peak and more

Looking for easy routes with lovely scenery? Check out Dragon's Back hike, Pineapple Dam Nature Trail and Devil's Peak hike.

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HIKING | DO YOU KNOW LEAVE NO TRACE PRINCIPLES?

“Leave no trace” (LNT) is an international movement to protect the environment by teaching people how to enjoy it responsibly. Check out those 7 principles.

HIKING | HOW TO CLEAN, WASH AND STORE BACKPACKS?

HIKING | HOW TO CLEAN, WASH AND STORE BACKPACKS?

Check out our tips of how to clean, wash and store backpacks, and restore the waterproofing of your backpack without damaging it with the Quechua advice!

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Hiking | How to dry your hiking shoes and socks?

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 | MUST-HAVES FOR NIGHT HIKE IN HONG KONG

HIKING | MUST-HAVES FOR NIGHT HIKE IN HONG KONG

Summer is the time for night hikes in Hong Kong, for good reasons. It’s easier to spot the stars and avoid the heat. Check out the 3 essentials, routes and tips.

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HIKING | SUN PROTECTION TIPS FOR BABY AND KIDS

We want the full benefit of being in the sun outdoors! Here are our sun protection tips so your kids and baby keep lovely memories of these outings.

Hiking | How to choose your hiking poles ?

Hiking | How to choose your hiking poles ?

Take a good hard look at the products to choose the right hiking poles that best fit your needs and hiking style.

HIKING  | MA ON SHAN AND LANTAU PEAK SUNSET HIKE ROUTE

HIKING | MA ON SHAN AND LANTAU PEAK SUNSET HIKE ROUTE

Planning a sunset hike? Check out 2 HK most popular hiking trails in Ma On Shan Ngong Ping and Lantau Peak.

Hiking | 3 Must-do Trails for Waterfall Hike in Hong Kong

Hiking | 3 Must-do Trails for Waterfall Hike in Hong Kong

Too hot to hike? What about a waterfall hike in Hong Kong? Decathlon recommends three routes - easy, medium and difficult, for your next outing this summer!

Hiking | Hikes For The Christmas Holidays - 4 Levels

Hiking | Hikes For The Christmas Holidays - 4 Levels

It’s time to do something that takes advantage of the cool weather and something that can remind you that life isn’t all about being stuck on the train, rubbing shoulders with strangers in the street, or staring at a screen.

HIKING | CHOOSING HIKING JACKET: WHAT IS WATERPROOF RATING?

HIKING | CHOOSING HIKING JACKET: WHAT IS WATERPROOF RATING?

What is the waterproof rating? A waterproof hiking jacket should has the ability to stop rain from getting through. Here are different tests to measure the waterproof rating.

Hiking | Fast hiking - A new way of hiking in a dynamic and intense pace

Hiking | Fast hiking - A new way of hiking in a dynamic and intense pace

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.

Hiking | How to clean your sunglasses?

Hiking | How to clean your sunglasses?

Sunglasses - like regular glasses - must be cleaned with care. Check how to clean your sunglasses by following our advice!

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CAMPING | The Ultimate Camping Checklist

Tarun Goel is a full-time traveller. Growing up in the mountains, hiking comes naturally to him. After years of wandering in the Himalayas, he is now ready to share his knowledge of the mountains and its needs.

Camping | What should I bring to school camping?

Camping | What should I bring to school camping?

Many schools organise camping trips for students during school holiday. Parents with a gear checklist may feel confused about how to choose the best gear. We gather the most frequently asked questions below, and give you more ideas on choosing gear.

Enjoy the holidays in nature!  3 tips for a memorable Christmas camping trip

Enjoy the holidays in nature! 3 tips for a memorable Christmas camping trip

The festive season is fast approaching – Christmas and New Year is a time to get together with friends and family and enjoy the festive atmosphere.

Camping | How to clean polyester and down sleeping bag?

Camping | How to clean polyester and down sleeping bag?

Follow our advice to prolong the lifespan of your sleeping bag by learning how to clean them properly and enjoy better nights.

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Camping | First time camping of a Hiking Sport Leader

Recently, a colleague invited me to go camping. I couldn't help but feel nervous when I went camping for the first time.

4 MUST-HAVE ITEMS OF CAMPING GEAR FOR THE SPRING & SUMMER SEASON!

4 must-have items of camping gear for the spring & summer season!

For fans of the great outdoors, every season is camping season! However, spring and summer can be very humid in Hong Kong, so it’s essential to choose the right gear to ensure you have a comfortable and memorable camping trip. Our experienced camping experts have chosen 4 must-have camping accessories for your next camping adventure!

Camping | How to choose sleeping bag for camping?

Camping | How to choose sleeping bag for camping?

Your sleeping bag is your best partner for a good night's sleep in the while. Choose the right one that best suits your needs and expectations.

Camping | How can I get rid of condensation in the tent?

Camping | How can I get rid of condensation in the tent?

What do I do if condensation has appeared inside of the walls of the inner part of my tent? Is it still waterproof?

 CAMPING | BEST 3 CAMPSITES FOR CAMPING BEGINNER IN HONG KONG

CAMPING | BEST 3 CAMPSITES FOR CAMPING BEGINNER IN HONG KONG

There are many campsites in Hong Kong that are accessible by public transport and are fully equipped. Here are our 3 recommended campsites.

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Camping |3 Great camping locations in Hong Kong

From coastal beaches to one of many outlying islands, there are countless amazing camping spots in Hong Kong. We’re happy to bring together 3 of our favorite camping spots that we’d recommend to anyone in a heartbeat! We are always ready to set up a tent with some friends and spend a wonderful weekend under the stars!

Camping | How to choose a tent and shelter?

Camping | How to choose a tent and shelter?

There are a lot of tents set up on campsites during the camping season, but not all of them are suitable for overnight camping. So, how do we choose a suitable tent?

CAMPING | HOW TO CLEAN AND CARE FOR CAMPING POT

CAMPING | HOW TO CLEAN AND CARE FOR CAMPING POT

Clean properly and care for your camping pot so you can keep on using it for your next mountain adventures.

Camping | Enjoy camping with your children this summer!

Camping | Enjoy camping with your children this summer!

Camping is not only for fun and games, it is also great for child development. Hong Kong has many easily accessible campsites, so take the opportunity this summer and have some outdoor camping fun with the family!

Camping | How to properly adjust your backpack straps?

Camping | How to properly adjust your backpack straps?

Knowing how to adjust your new backpack is as important as choosing one. Follow the step-by-step guide to make sure the backpack fits your body perfectly.

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Camping | Camping checklist for beginners

Looking for a camping checklist? Check out the camping essentials list for beginners, and how to choose the right gear.

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CAMPING | HOW TO PACK YOUR BACKPACK FOR CAMPING?

Packing a backpack properly can reduce loading at your back! Let’s learn this skill and have a better experience on your next journey!

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Hiking | What's the right way to lace up your trekking shoes?

Comfortable feet come from having properly laced shoes. Here's how you do it.

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HIKING | HOW TO CHOOSE TREKKING BOOTS?

Choosing a pair of trekking boots can be tricky, and requires a good understanding of the type of trails you are going to walk on.

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