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Training for trekking, part 2

30th December 2012 | 15 views | 0 comments

Indentifying and correcting any physical weaknesses or imbalances you have can make a big difference to your performance, says Nik Cook If you’re spending the money and taking the time to embark on a long overseas trek then ensuring you’re in the best possible condition when you hit the trail is a no-brainer. Although many people will argue that you …

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Training for trekking, part 1

27th December 2012 | 21 views | 1 comment.

In the first of the series, Nik Cook looks at how to pack and what other pre-trip preparation you need to think about… If you’re going on an overseas trekking trip, then getting your kit right, along with ensuring you’re physically prepared, should be top of your priorities. Nothing is more frustrating, or unnecessary, than failing to summit or complete …