Trekking on a muddy trail

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Trekking on a muddy trail

Postby Alexandoy » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:18 am

Have you experienced trekking on a muddy trail that is slippery? It was fortunate that I was wearing leather combat boots which was able to keep my traction. Most of my companions suffered a fall from involuntary sliding on the muddy trail. It's very uncomfortable to be walking with muddy clothes. That was a neat lesson that we should not dare trod on a muddy trail for it may just cause accidents.

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Re: Trekking on a muddy trail

Postby naruto100 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:57 pm

Well, it sounds really uncomfortable. Actually we avoid go for hiking during rainy season or such place where we found such way. So I have no more experience. But once I remember that during hiking we faced rain and that make us really uncomfortable as route became really slippery . And yes we don't have good boot for us either. So it was bad experience for all of us.

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Re: Trekking on a muddy trail

Postby Ray1 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 4:04 pm

I have multiple experience of muddy trails and had them all without any intention while trekking in Himalayan region. The worst of them was the one when we had taken a downward rout along a dry nullah (riverbed) while coming down from China Peak in Nainital and it suddenly started raining very heavily. The water flow was so fast that it was hard to walk a few steps. My friend and I decided to come out of the nullah and walked on the sides which was so muddy and slippery that we had no choice but to stop until it stopped raining.

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