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Tell us about your “Stay Wild” summer with Garmont!

Summer is coming to a close, with the mountains having offered up hikes, climbs, Nordic walking and many other activities so that we could recharge our batteries and see wonderful places. Where did you go? Which Garmont shoes went along with you? At Garmont, we are curious to see the wonderful places that you discovered, […]

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Nordic walking, fitness in contact with nature

The warmer months are the right time to start doing physical activity. Which sport to choose? One good idea could be Nordic walking, a work-out for the whole body and an outdoor sport. This is walking with the aid of special poles, introduced in Finland as summer training for cross-country skiers. This sport soon became […]

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Spring: new colours to discover in the mountains

  Spring is the season when nature is reborn: the world transforms, offering us all new colours and landscapes. A new discovery—be it small or large—with every step, admiring and experiencing everything biodiversity and the environment have to offer. The first flowers that peek out from the grass, the roar of the rushing waters from […]

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Winter trekking: be prepared!

The mountains in winter are especially seductive as they showcase the changing scenery, keep the other seasons under wraps, and prepare to reveal them anew in reinvigorated shapes and colors. Meanwhile, the snowy landscapes give us a sense of freedom and release from our everyday routines. If you’re a trekking enthusiast, whether pro or a […]

THROUGH YOUR EYES

Your body takes you where your mind decides to go. Amazing landscapes will fill you with emotion, you will overcome obstacles and unforeseen events, you will reach unexpected destinations thanks to your spirit of adventure and to Garmont, a reliable travelling companion. Which is your next destination? A snowy mountain peak? A walk among the […]

SUMMER BACKPACKING: TIPS AND TRICKS PART V

Let’s continue our backpacking trip with the fourth basic point. 4. Choosing your gear TENT: If you will be travelling with an experienced friend, let him choose the best tent solution and then split the weight. If not, consider these three characteristics when choosing a tent: Capacity: how many people does it sleep; Seasonality: expected weather conditions; […]

SUMMER BACKPACKING: TIPS AND TRICKS PART IV

  Let’s continue our backpacking trip with the third basic point. 3. Pack the essentials Now that you’ve found a friend to go into the wild with, and chosen the route you want to take, you have to pack your gear. Don’t forget the following for a safe and successful backpacking weekend. Pack a map and […]

SUMMER BACKPACKING: TIPS AND TRICKS PART II

Here we are with the second part of our journey through the tips and tricks for the best first backpacking experience. If you missed it, here you can read part one! Let start the list of four basic points:   An experienced friend   “No man is an island” said Thomas Merton, American writer, poet and […]

SUMMER BACKPACKING: TIPS AND TRICKS

Finally we got the summer: the people start their holidays and it grow a deep desire to get in touch with nature. So why don’t you make a break and gift yourself a full week end in the mountains? Backpacking is every day increasing its popularity towards the outdoor enthusiasts and all around the world […]