Walking Boots

The right boot can be the difference between an enjoyable walk and abject misery. I have seen some disasters, including the soles of one set of boots become completely separated during a trek in Nepal, leaving the hapless walker to use gaffa tape to keep the soles some what in place.

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Trekking Poles

When footloose and fancy-free mountaineering in New Zealand in my youth I thought nothing about bounding in and out of the mountains with a huge pack on my back. However, with age comes wisdom, not to mention the dicky knee, hence my conversion to trekking poles for self-preservation.

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