Hiking Disciplines

Hiking Disciplines – Variations on Hiking

Hiking might just be considered as walking for recreational purposes but the terrain and other conditions you choose can dramatically change your walking experience. Once you feel you have mastered the basics of hiking you could specialize into a whole range of Hiking Variations or Hiking Disciplines. Most of the subjects handled on this website still apply to these disciplines but each one of the Hiking Disciplines has its own characteristics that you need to be aware of.

In this section we will give you some basic information on the following Hiking Disciplines:

Mountaineering could be considered as the art of conquering mountains regardless of the obstacles.
Canyoning – Canyoneering
Canyoning or Canyoneering, like the word suggests, is done through, into or across canyons, ravines or crevasses.
Coasteering is all about being able to cross whatever the coastline can throw at you. Besides sandy beaches and dunes you should be prepared to cross rocks, estuaries and lagoons.