Hill - Mindful - Walking will improve fitness, stamina, and the performance of the heart and lungs; it will help to cope with stress, and lower blood pressure. It is an effective way to strengthen the immune system and to manage moods, depression and anxiety. It also helps to sleep better and control body weight. It will encourage us to feel younger and stronger. It will enable to face tough decisions and everyday stresses with greater fortitude.
After a walk, you might feel a little bit tired, but have the impression that time passed quickly and have a feeling of happiness and well-being. Those are the signs that you enjoyed thoroughly the walk.
When we practice hillwalking, in a natural way we activate some aspects of mindfulness, like:
as we walk at a comfortable pace.
KMH adheres to Mountaineering Ireland access policy when hillwalking: