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Climate and weather forecasting

Climate refers to the expected weather conditions for a particular place at a certain time of year. Meteogol√≥gicas forecasts, however, speak of “acts likely” to occur in the coming hours or days, regardless of what should happen according to the weather of the season in that region. So, when we engage in outdoor activities, is […]

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Do not drink alcohol, drink or take other drugs stimulating

As much as “control” when or how it affects us, the truth is that alcohol slows reflexes, and therefore causes more risk of injury from lack of coordination while favoring hypothermia. Furthermore, it could prevent the intake of certain medications, if necessary, being contraindicated with alcohol consumption. In addition, several medical studies agree that energy […]

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Toenails should be cut

You have to cut your toenails before a walk. To avoid injuries. It seems silly, but if left long nails of the feet, these shoes strike the steep down hills and can cause injuries to fingers, toenails, etc..

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Eat properly before and during physical exertion

As we know, water is essential for life more than food, and will always be something that we have to take any outdoor activity of some physical intensity or duration. Water is not only necessary for drinking, but can also be useful (for example) to clean a wound by applying first aid. Therefore always be […]

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Take a first aid kit

Clearly, however short it is a crossing route or outdoors, and it is the activity that is (cycling, hiking, mountaineering, skiing, horseback riding, etc..) A first aid kit can always be useful . Travelling in a group, must always be at least one, and ideally, each person also has some individual stocks to treat minor […]

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Exercise caution when changing terrain and slope

When change of terrain (snow stone, ground to ground stone mixed, etc.. Etc.) Often will have to change both the gait and the equipment or material adjustments to relocate (boots, poles, crampons, etc.). The same will happen when we get to follow a mostly flat road, one with a drop rising or falling, one by […]

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Safety standards for the practice of cycling

In both types of cycling path or road, as one of the many variants of mountain biking, mountain bike or mountain bike, we can talk about certain common basic standards that improve our safety and that of other persons, vehicles or bicycles we can cross our path. Security in cycling, as in any other outdoor […]

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Hiking routes and outdoor media and take guidance

The mobile or cellular phone is becoming essential as a safety measure for groups who are active outdoors relatively far away from civilization. This is particularly true since fewer people have expertise in the group, with a mobile tool to use in case of emergency, and that one should never abuse without the consent of […]