How to…pack for a hiking trip

So here's my personal packing list for hikers :) 1. Perfect shoes. It's modern to use elastic shoes, anyway I prefer leather shoes. They are maybe a bit heavier but if you trip you won't hurt your ankles so fast. But make sure they fit. Try them before you leave for the big trip. Bad shoes = Bad trip !! 2. Backpack It depents on how long you want to go and how tall / heavy you are. For example my...

Pt. 4 On the road with Thor and Wolverine

Day 7 23.7. The Tiefrastenhütte had a great breakfast. It was our last lodge and even though it's hosts weren't as open as the others, they were still friendly and amazing cooks. So after fruits with yogurt, hard boiled eggs, buns with jam and coffee we started our day trip to the Eidechsspitze / lizardpeak. Our host said it was a trip "the children did too". Well I think she meant mountain goat...

Pt. 3 From New Zealand to Iceland in one day!

Day 6 22.7. The 6th day was our longest. The official time was 7 hours (without breaks) we needed 9 (with breaks), so I think we were pretty good. We decided to eat breakfast at 6 am to start early. However I was the only one sitting at 6 am at the breakfast table. As a result I ordered coffee like an alcoholic would order beer. (Normally I don't start with coffee before 10 am). At 6:15 am people...