Cold Soak Mushroom Risotto Recipe

I've been researching cold soak recipes for over a year, but with very little success outside of the basics of...

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5 Recovery tips for sore muscles after hiking

So, it's Monday morning, you've spent all weekend in the mountains, hiking, skiing, climbing. You wake up and you can...

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Don’t let knee pain stop you hiking

Are you experiencing knee pain, sciatica, ITBS or other knee issues? Karim began the GR11 a few weeks before I...

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Karims Lentil Curry Recipe

This is a recipe that I learned from a fellow thru hiker on the GR11 in Spain. For me it...

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aerobic training zones
How to Find Your Aerobic Training Zone

Hiking and mountaineering are predominantly endurance activities performed at a low intensity for long durations, often for many days in...

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6 Practical Ways To Build Mental Strength For The Mountains

Mountaineering has long been held as the ultimate example of courage and mental strength. We ask ourselves, what does it...

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Dopamine fast in the mountains
Dopamine Fast In The Mountains

As humans we are wired to seek comfort. It’s in our DNA to crave high sugar foods, social recognition and...

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How Hard is Mont Blanc?

At first glance, you could be forgiven for assuming that Mont Blanc is easy. After all, it is one of...

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