Captions by Genny Fullerton, Photos by Katie Herrell
Maps are invaluable for navigating unfamiliar terrain, but without this basic step, you might just be spinning in your tracks.
Poles can prevent falls and stress injuries, particularly on rough terrain with big loads. But, the constant 'click click' can drive you nuts. They leave poked holes in soft trails, and on rock slabs trek pole tips skate dangerously. Here, a simple fix.