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Areas of steep terrain

Areas of steep terrain

Regardless of the type of soil that covers it (rock, snow, soil, vegetation, etc.)., The steep terrain, sloping, steep to be transitive (raised or lowered, climbing or down climbing) given certain precautions: Do not walk ahead of the slope . What forces you to walk in diagonal or zigzag, and forever (especially if it was [...]

Areas of rock girls

Areas of rock girls

A flat terrain full of rocks girls (smaller than a handball or handball ball) due to soft mineral (conglomerate, limestone, etc.). Usually easy to navigate, but hunting for the joints. However, if these are lining a slope, the issue was more complicated. Therefore: Post is not impossible, but degrades much this type of soil, in [...]

Do not walk ahead of the slope

Do not walk ahead of the slope

Do not walk ahead of the slope or straight. If walking through steep terrain during a descent, must be lowered, or side to side, zig-zag. Thus, the decline will not only be simple, but likely will avoid a more serious injury in a fall. This is, in principle, because this position allows for better weight [...]

Exercise caution when changing terrain and slope

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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