Hiking inspiration


Are you an experienced hiker who has already traveled several times, or are you going on a hiking holiday for the very first time, and are you looking for a new destination for your next hiking holiday? We have some great recommendations and tips for you.

 
May 4, 2020
sleeping in the snow, camp in extreme cold

How to camp in extreme cold

Before starting our winter adventure, we had no experience with backcountry skiing or cold-weather camping. We weren't concerned about skiing but camping at -40 degrees Celsius made us shiver in our boots...
May 1, 2020
alternative appalachian trail

The Alternative Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Mountains is a low mountain range in the east of the United States. One of the most famous long-distance hikes in the world, the Appalachian Trail, extends the entire length of the mountains. A thru-hike is a huge challenge that takes four to six months to cover the 3,500 kilometers...
March 17, 2020
Tent or hammock

A hammock or a tent on a long trek?

In 2019 we decided to hike the Appalachian Trail. We wanted a backpack that was as light as possible, without making major concessions on comfort and personal care. One of the most difficult choices was the decision between sleeping a tent and a hammock...
January 15, 2020
white blaze on a tree

Hiking the AT in summer

The Appalachian Trail is perhaps the most famous long-distance trek in the world. Every year, almost 4,000 hikers try to hike the entire Appalachian Trail in one go, a thru-hike. That is a huge challenge that takes four to six months to cover the 3,500 kilometers. The majority of hikers do not do a thru-hike, but walk short sections of the trail.
December 5, 2019
eating healthy on the trail

7 tips for eating healthy on the trail

People sometimes say we are crazy when they see how much food we carry. Our bag is full with a whole bunch of fresh vegetables, pasta, sour cream and herbs. That is not surprising when you go camping for a weekend, but it is when you walk 1,000 kilometers on the Appalachian Trail...
November 8, 2019
hiking the at in Georgia

10 tips for a long hike you didn’t think off

During our 1000-km hike on the Appalachian Trail (AT), we noticed that we had some other habits than the hikers we met along the way. Apparently we have developed our own outdoor living routines during our human powered travels...
October 15, 2019
morning hike in the smokey mountains

Packing list for hiking trip

We have since done several long-distance walks, from three days to one and a half months. Our longest hike was 1,000 kilometers on the Appalachian Trail in the US.
January 7, 2019
zelf vuur maken

The secrets of making a good fire

"Survival are techniques to get out of a difficult situation as quickly as possible, bushcraft are techniques to enjoy living in nature and use its resources"...
October 24, 2018
Cajas National Park visitor centre

Hiking in Cajas National Park

About thirty kilometers from Cuenca is one of Ecuador's most beautiful nature reserves. The Parque Nacional Cajas has the largest concentration...
September 2, 2018
Punta Union Santa Cruz Trail

Hike the Santa Cruz Trail independent

The National Park Huascaran in the Cordillera Blanca is a paradise for hikers, climbers and cyclists. One of the most popular multi-day hikes is the Santa Cruz Trail...
July 23, 2018
hiken in de colca canyon

Hiking in the Colca Canyon

Hiking in the Colca Canyon A three day hike in the deepest canyon of the world The Colca Canyon is part of every round trip in the south of Peru. […]
March 6, 2018
De mooiste wandelingen in Ushuaia

The best hikes in Ushuaia

Ushuaia is surrounded by the beautiful peaks of the Andes, that stretches from Colombia to almost in Antarctica. The peaks aren’t that high in the southern...
February 6, 2018
Best hike in El Chalten

Discover the best hike in El Chalten

When you come to El Chalten, you'll probably do this to see Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre. The hikes to those famous mountain peaks, sendero Laguna Torre...

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