A lost lady and why hiking essentials matter

Gone Roaming

With the temperatures rising and holiday season kicking off, more and more people are going out for hikes. This is, of course, great and something I really want to encourage everyone to do. Taking some essentials with you will keep you comfortable and safe while enjoying the outdoors.

The reason why I write this post is simple: it is important and too often we come across hikers who are clearly not prepared. Just a couple of weeks ago we were on a weekend getaway in Germany and were called over by some people. They had come across a French woman who was hiking but got completely lost.

She didn’t know where she was staying or where her car was parked, she had no wallet with her, no water, no food, nothing and to make things worse she didn’t speak any other language than French. We were called to translate and…

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