176-Considerations for choosing a hike

Show notes

Whether you are new to hiking or have been doing it for years, deciding on what walk you are going to do will depend on a number of factors. Surprisingly the answer you get when you work through these factors may differ each time you have to make this choice. While some of these factors cross over with general hiking planning there are also a number that are purely subjective. In this podcast episode we look at seven main factors to consider when choosing a hike to get the best outcome for all concerned.

Podcast Overview

  • Podcast Introduction
  • Episode Introduction (time index 0:00:36)
  • Factors for choosing a hike (time index 0:02:30)
    1. Available information
    2. Solo or group? (time index 0:06:08)
    3. Skill and fitness level (time index 0:07:45)
    4. Planning considerations (time index 0:09:51)
    5. Equipment (time index 0:15:36)
    6. Weather (time index 0:17:33)
    7. Enjoyment (time index 0:19:21)
  • 5 star podcast reviews (time index 0:23:31)

Close (time index 0:25:30)

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