Hiking Pack All the keys

Improve your mountain knowledge

Online hiking course: The 5 keys to hiking will give you the skills to make your activity a unique experience. Find the best routes and avoid getting lost. Everything about the material, orientation, technique, meteorology and how to avoid accidents in the mountains.

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KEY POINTS

  • Activity: Hiking
  • Classes: 87
  • Duration: 17h dedication / 8.5h videos
  • Type: All levels
  • Spanish Language
  • Subtitles: No
  • Downloadable Resources: Yes
  • Diploma: yes
curso online Todo sobre el senderismo

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Choose the best material for each situation
  • Modern orientation and progression techniques
  • Anticipate bad weather
  • Make decisions in risky situations

COURSE DESCRIPTION

¡Aprende todos los conocimientos indispensables de la media montaña!

Este curso es ideal para todos aquellos amantes que disfrutan de las salidas a la naturaleza. En el pack se incluyen todos los conocimientos y conceptos para que puedas ir a la montaña con una mayor confianza.

De la mano de los mejores expertos en la materia se explican de una forma visual, entretenida y práctica todas las claves del senderismo (Material, Orientación, Rutas, Meteorología y la Prevención de riesgos) para que no te pierdas ni un detalle de como aventurarte y disfrutar de tu experiencia outdoor.

El pack incluye los cursos de:
Material recomendado en montaña
Orientación en montaña
Planificar rutas. Senderismo y montaña
Meteorología en montaña
Evitar accidentes en montaña

WHO IS IT AIMED AT?

This course is aimed at all mountain lovers who want to start in the world of hiking as well as advanced ones who want to acquire deeper knowledge to be able to go more safely and get the most out of it.de la actividad.

1

The 3 VALUES of sport – Self-respect

Self-respect is the starting point of any sport. Around you, 3 great values revolve: your abilities, humility with the mountain and value where you are. Being aware of it is going one step ahead.

5 min.

2

ORIENTATION – The KEY on the pitch

The physical space where we are going to practice hiking is the mountain. Orientation will play a key role on the ground.

6 min.

3

RESPECT for NATURE and its INHABITANTS

Respecting the people who live in our mountains and nature itself is essential. Our footprint contributes to preserving its essence.

4 minutes

1 LAYER SYSTEM - Protection against LOW TEMPERATURES

LAYER SYSTEM – Protection against LOW TEMPERATURES

Knowing the layer system, key to enjoying our outings and activities to the fullest. Not knowing it can put us in danger.

10 min.
2 LAYER SYSTEM - First and second layer

LAYER SYSTEM – First and second layer

The first and second layer of clothing will allow us to venture comfortably. Discover which one we should choose based on seasonality and weather conditions.

9 min.
3 LAYER SYSTEM - The importance of the THIRD LAYER

LAYER SYSTEM – The importance of the THIRD LAYER

Without the third layer function we will not achieve the level of experience we are looking for. Isolating ourselves from external agents will be our priority.

6 min.
4 FOOTWEAR - Adapted to the TERRAIN and our JOINTS

FOOTWEAR – Adapted to the TERRAIN and our JOINTS

The type of footwear that we will choose is related to the freedom that we want to give our joints and the terrain to which we expose ourselves. Valuing it correctly will depend on many factors.

10 min.
5 FOOTWEAR - Main FACTORS to consider

FOOTWEAR – Main FACTORS to consider

The ankles and the intensity of the activity are the most relevant factors when buying shoes.

3 min.
6 FOOTWEAR - Which is the one that FITS us more?

FOOTWEAR – Which is the one that FITS us the most?

There are many types of footwear, but there are some that are more suited to our needs. Find out what they are!

11 min.
7 CÉBÉ - EYE protection against solar radiation

CÉBÉ – EYE protection against solar radiation

What glasses do I need to protect my eyesight? Cébé gives us the answer.

15 min.
8 SUNGLASSES - The 7 ELEMENTS that we cannot forget

SUNGLASSES – The 7 ELEMENTS that we cannot forget

There are many elements to assess when choosing glasses. But there are 7 that we cannot forget.

2 min.
9 BACKPACK - Which one should we choose?

BACKPACK – Which one should we choose?

The volume, weight and utilities are the main elements that define the backpack. Selecting which materials are essential to take will help us to choose it correctly.

7 min.
10 SLEEPING TENT - The KEY to the night EXPERIENCE

SLEEPING TENT – The KEY to the night EXPERIENCE

“A journey of several days and autonomously is an incomparable pleasure.” The store will be the key to the experience.

6 min.
11 VAUDE - Sleeping bag

VAUDE – Sleeping bag

There are three key elements in our outings. A bad choice can change the experience. The sleeping bag is one of them.

7 min.
12 The COMFORT of sleeping - FIBER or FEATHER?

The COMFORT of sleeping – FIBER or FEATHER?

The comfort of sleeping at home cannot be expected in the mountains. But neither is the experience. To improve it, we must know how to choose between the fiber and the feather.

6 min.
13 INSULATING MATS - The PERFECT combination

INSULATING MATS – The PERFECT combination

Sleep comfortably or isolate the cold? Discover the combination is perfect.

3 min.
14 STOVES - Mountain COOKING system

STOVES – Mountain COOKING system

The stoves are the cooking systems that we use in the mountains. We must take into account some factors to choose the ideal.

8 min.
15 FRONT - The 2 FACTORS to consider

FRONT – The 2 FACTORS to consider

Getting disoriented by the mountain can become hell if we don’t have a frontal view. There are 2 factors that we must take into account to identify which one we need.

4 minutes
16 BATTERIES - How to PREVENT them from discharging

BATTERIES – How to PREVENT them from discharging

Batteries are very vulnerable to cold situations. Preventing them from being downloaded should be our priority.

2 min.
17

TEST, validates everything learned

10 min.
1 ORIENTATION - Ability to READ the environment

ORIENTATION – Ability to READ the environment

Orientation is the most powerful weapon you can have for a good mountain experience. Otherwise, the outcome may be a call to a rescue group.

2 min.
2 MAP - How to INTERPRET it correctly

MAP – How to INTERPRET it correctly

Can you interpret a map? Remember that transporting a small error over time becomes a very large error.

8 min.
3 COMPASS - How do we orient ourselves?

COMPASS – How do we orient ourselves?

“North on a compass is a magnet that is facing North on the earth.” Knowing this is not enough for us

4 minutes
4 COMPASS - The 6 parts that compose it

COMPASS – The 6 parts that compose it

The compass is made up of 6 parts. Understanding them will allow us to take the right directions.

2 min.
5 ALTIMETER - DIGITAL or ANALOG?

ALTIMETER – DIGITAL or ANALOG?

The altimeter allows us to compare the height at which we find ourselves with the contour lines of the map.

4 minutes
6 MAP and COMPASS - Combination of the 2 ELEMENTS

MAP and COMPASS – Combination of the 2 ELEMENTS

Correctly combining the map and the compass will allow us to know our position with respect to a reference point.

4 minutes
7 DECLINATION and CONVERGENCE - Elements of MEASUREMENT

DECLINATION and CONVERGENCE – Elements of MEASUREMENT

Declination and convergence are correction elements that we must apply at very high latitudes.

2 min.
8 RUMBO and AZIMUT - What are they for?

RUMBO and AZIMUT – What are they for?

Heading and azimuth are the angles formed by a direction line. We will measure the course with the compass and the azimuth on the map.

5 min.
9 TRIANGULAR THE POSITION - Determine our LOCATION

TRIANGULAR THE POSITION – Determine our LOCATION

Triangulating the position allows us to identify exactly where we are from two reference points.

7 min.
10 NATURAL ORIENTATION - DAY and NIGHT Resource

NATURAL ORIENTATION – DAY and NIGHT Resource

When technology fails, natural orientation will be our only recourse. The firmament and the small clues of nature can be our compass.

10 min.
11 GPS - Basics

GPS – Basics

The GPS calculates our geoposition through coordinates. The technology is not perfect and sometimes its location is altered. Will we know how to navigate without it?

7 min.
12 GPS WATCHES - Suunto

GPS WATCHES – Suunto

Cesar Esquivel (Suunto Spain Sales Manager) gives us a brief introduction to the GPS integrated into the watch and its many advantages.

3 min.
13 FOLLOW A ROUTE - Suunto

FOLLOW A ROUTE – Suunto

The convenience of wearing a watch with integrated GPS is incredible. You just have to try it.

3 min.
14 OTHER FEATURES - Suunto

OTHER FEATURES – Suunto

The Suunto watch has many functionalities. One of them is configurable navigation alerts on a route.

3 min.
15 ROUTES ON THE INTERNET - Which are the most SUITABLE?

ROUTES ON THE INTERNET – Which are the most SUITABLE?

There are thousands of routes on the internet. Using the right tools will allow us to identify the ones that best suit our adventure.

1 min.
16 INTERNET ROUTES - NAVIGATION tools

INTERNET ROUTES – NAVIGATION tools

Will we find the route we are looking for? There are some navigation techniques and search engines to validate the reliability of the route.

14 min.
17 B4Experience

TEST, validates everything learned

10 min.
1 TIME CALCULATION - The 3 FACTORS to take into account for FORECASTTIME CALCULATION - The 3 FACTORS to take into account for FORECAST

TIME CALCULATION – The 3 FACTORS to take into account for FORECASTTIME CALCULATION – The 3 FACTORS to take into account for FORECAST

Discover how to calculate the time it will take to travel from point A to point B depending on your physical preparation.

8 min.
2 ITINERARIES and TIMES file - Make your own FORECAST

ITINERARIES and TIMES file – Make your own FORECAST

Once you download the template that we have prepared, we will take advantage of it.

9 min.
3 PLANNING A ROUTE - The 2 reliable METHODS

PLANNING A ROUTE – The 2 reliable METHODS

There are 2 methods to plan a route. You can download one that is already made or you can build your own route.

7 min.
4 RHYTHM - The KEY to the EXPERIENCE

RHYTHM – The KEY to the EXPERIENCE

Carrying a comfortable rhythm will allow us to enjoy the mountain experience at the highest level.

3 min.
5 FOLLOW A ROUTE - SIGNALING and MARKS that we must follow

FOLLOW A ROUTE – SIGNALING and MARKS that we must follow

To correctly follow a route we must know the marks that mark it. A bad reading can lead us down the wrong path.

5 min.
6 FOLLOW THE MAP - Checking the path to AVOID GETTING LOST

FOLLOW THE MAP – Checking the path to AVOID GETTING LOST

Although the path is well signposted, we cannot forget the map. Checking that we are on the right path is essential.

4 minutes
7 POINTS OF REFERENCE - How to find our way WITHOUT the MAP

POINTS OF REFERENCE – How to find our way WITHOUT the MAP

Knowing how to orient ourselves by reference points will allow us to know at all times where we are going.

3 min.
8 PROGRESSION - Non-technical terrain

PROGRESSION – Non-technical terrain

In the progression on non-technical terrain, we will use our movement ability to achieve maximum performance and efficiency.

6 min.
9 PROGRESSION - Pedrera

PROGRESSION – Pedrera

The progression in quarry is exhausting. Knowing which stones we must move will avoid slipping and possible accidents.

5 min.
10 PROGRESSION - Technical terrain

PROGRESSION – Technical terrain

Getting off the easiest paths or terrain will lead us to progressions that require a lot of technique.

13 min.
11 OVERNIGHT STAY - Bivouacs

OVERNIGHT STAY – Bivouacs

The best experiences are not expensive and overnight in bivouacs is one of them. Still, we must go equipped.

10 min.
12 BACKPACK - WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION of materials

BACKPACK – WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION of materials

Correctly distributing the materials inside the backpack is very important to avoid lever arms on the spine.

2 min.
13 NUTRITION - Differences between FEEDING and NUTRITION

NUTRITION – Differences between FEEDING and NUTRITION

Nourishing ourselves correctly with foods that provide us with the clean energy we need will favor our performance.

5 min.
14 NUTRITION - DURING the activity

NUTRITION – DURING the activity

Cenit professionals explain to us in general terms what and when we should eat and drink during physical activity.

9 min.
15 NUTRITION - BEFORE and AFTER the activity

NUTRITION – BEFORE and AFTER the activity

Doing a nutritious preparation before or after physical activity will depend on its intensity and duration. Eating a good diet will favor our recovery.

5 min.
16 TRAINING - Key Concepts

TRAINING – Key Concepts

Without goal there is no training. We train to improve our abilities and physical qualities.

4 minutes
17 FACE A CHALLENGE

FACE A CHALLENGE

We will be able to face a challenge in full faculties with the correct balance of loading and unloading. Being “fresh” is decisive.

4 minutes
18 MAINTENANCE - PHYSICAL and MOOD benefits

MAINTENANCE – PHYSICAL and MOOD benefits

With just doing a little activity daily, we will improve our physical and mental state.

6 min.
19 TRAINING - GENERIC or SPECIFIC. Which are BEST?

TRAINING – GENERIC or SPECIFIC. Which are BEST?

When we have a goal, we need specific training based on our condition. A professional who accompanies us is always the best option.

2 min.
20 B4Experience

TEST, validates everything learned

10 min.
1 WEATHER - Basic concepts

WEATHER – Basic concepts

Meteorology is a phenomenon that we cannot control but we can foresee. Knowing how to interpret it will allow us to anticipate.

6 min.
2 INTRODUCTION - 5 STEPS that we must follow with Gabi Pérez

INTRODUCTION – 5 STEPS that we must follow with Gabi Pérez

Gabi Pérez, Director of Meteowhizz, tells us about the weather and the 5 steps that we must follow. Having a good “meteorological nose” is decisive.

3 min.
3 Is it necessary to PLAN before GOING OUT?

Is it necessary to PLAN before GOING OUT?

Planning before venturing is necessary. There are some steps to follow that we cannot forget.

4 minutes
4 METEOROLOGICAL VARIABLES - What are they?

METEOROLOGICAL VARIABLES – What are they?

What meteorological variables are relevant for the mountain? Not everything is summed up in the temperature.

7 min.
5 INFORMATION SOURCES - Are they all VALID?

INFORMATION SOURCES – Are they all VALID?

There are many sources of information but not all are valid. Comparing different models is a good strategy.

7 min.
6 REAL TIME WEATHER - SHOULD WE TRUST?

REAL TIME WEATHER – SHOULD WE TRUST?

Real-time weather has been gaining popularity. Is it reliable?

8 min.
7 DIRECT OBSERVATION - The

DIRECT OBSERVATION – “Meteorological smell” will give us ADVANTAGE

Observing directly is much more accurate than predicting. That is why having a good “weather nose” is very important.

9 min.
8 PREPARE a WEATHER DEPARTURE - Will the aspects of the ROUTE have an influence?

PREPARE a WEATHER DEPARTURE – Will the aspects of the ROUTE have an influence?

Preparing a weather outing is not difficult. The sources of information that we choose must be adapted to the conditions and attributes of the route.

9 min.
9 GENERAL VISION - The KEY to understanding a FORECAST

GENERAL VISION – The KEY to understanding a FORECAST

Having an overview of the weather will provide us with our own criteria. Synoptic maps will reveal much information to us.

3 min.
10 LOCAL FORECAST - HIGH RESOLUTION models

LOCAL FORECAST – HIGH RESOLUTION models

If you have a local forecast, take advantage of it!

5 min.
11 WEATHER PART - How we must MAKE IT correctly

WEATHER PART – How we must MAKE IT correctly

Making a weather forecast is very important so as not to depend on coverage. On long outings it can fail us.

2 min.
12 Conclusions

Conclusions

The weather is a phenomenon that accompanies us during our outings. With proper planning we will anticipate what may happen.

2 min.
13 B4Experience

TEST, validates everything learned

Evaluate for yourself if you have correctly understood all the theory

10 min.
1 RISK and DANGER - Our capacities and abilities will be decisive

RISK and DANGER – Our capacities and abilities will be decisive

Risk and danger are different but related concepts. Exposing yourself to danger is risky. It all sums up our capabilities.

6 min.
2 MOUNTAIN INCIDENTS - How we should MANAGE THEM correctly

MOUNTAIN INCIDENTS – How we should MANAGE THEM correctly

“No situation is so serious that it is not likely to get worse.” Knowing how to manage incidents is essential.

4 minutes
3 GET LOST in the MOUNTAIN - DESCENDING can save our lives

GET LOST in the MOUNTAIN – DESCENDING can save our lives

Knowing how to act in a situation of loss can save our lives. Low temperatures are often the cause of many deaths.

3 min.
4 The WIND and the WIND CHILD effect - EXTREME Situations

The WIND and the WIND CHILD effect – EXTREME Situations

The wind produces very low thermal sensations (Wind Child). Preventing it will be key to the exit.

3 min.
5 HIGH TEMPERATURES - HEAT Strokes and DEHYDRATION

HIGH TEMPERATURES – HEAT Strokes and DEHYDRATION

High temperatures are the main source of heat stroke and dehydration. Exposing ourselves will not be the smartest thing to do.

2 min.
6 ICE - How to MOVE without slipping

ICE – How to MOVE without slipping

Finding ice on the road can make our movement difficult. To move correctly, we must skate.

4 minutes
7 CROSSING A RIVER - The 2 FACTORS to take into account

CROSSING A RIVER – The 2 FACTORS to take into account

To cross a river we must take into account 2 factors: the temperature and the height of the flow.

3 min.
8 ATTITUDE in front of a STORM - Avoid the RAYS

ATTITUDE in front of a STORM – Avoid the RAYS

The attitude that we must adopt in the face of a storm will be conditioned by the presence of lightning. Not attracting them will be our priority.

5 min.
9 ATTITUDE towards RAIN - PRESERVE the TEMPERATURE of our body

ATTITUDE towards RAIN – PRESERVE the TEMPERATURE of our body

A preventive attitude against the rain will be of great help. Its effects on the body and on the ground are very dangerous.

5 min.
10 Most frequent INJURIES - Dr. Aguirre

Most frequent INJURIES – Dr. Aguirre

Doctor Sergio Aguirre (orthopedist at the Teknon Medical Center) tells us about the most frequent hiking injuries.

6 min.
11 PREVENT INJURIES - What should we know?

PREVENT INJURIES – What should we know?

To prevent injuries it is very important to know the activity, the terrain and the weather.

3 min.
12 ALTITUDE SICKNESS - SHOULD WE DESCEND OR REST?

ALTITUDE SICKNESS – SHOULD WE DESCEND OR REST?

Altitude sickness can alter the functioning of our body. Going down will be the precautionary movement in the face of the threat.

8 min.
13 PREVENT ALTITUDE SICKNESS - ACCLIMATION Method

PREVENT ALTITUDE SICKNESS – ACCLIMATION Method

Acclimatizing will be the method we will use to prevent altitude sickness. Even so, we will be exposed to the risk of suffering from it.

4 minutes
14 P.A.S. METHOD - Protect, Warn and Help

P.A.S. METHOD – Protect, Warn and Help

How do we act in the event of an accident? Dr. Aguirre will give us the order and priorities that we must follow.

4 minutes
15 FIRST AID KIT - What we should take for FIRST AID

FIRST AID KIT – What we should take for FIRST AID

What should we take in the first-aid kit? There are some elements that we cannot forget.

3 min.
16 SIGHTING OF A BEAR - How should we act?

SIGHTING OF A BEAR – How should we act?

Toni Batet, a technician at the Parc Natural de l’Alt Pirineu explains how we should act if we find a bear.

8 min.
17 B4Experience

TEST, validates everything learned

Evaluate for yourself if you have correctly understood all the theory

10 min.

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