How to tie your shoelace so that it doesn’t come off

When on a trek, you walk with a rhythm. Every step you take is in sync with your breathing. How many times have you paused to tie your shoelace? Have you noticed how it disturbs your momentum and slows you down? Here is a quick tip by Swathi on how to tie a shoelace knot that doesn’t come off.

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Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy

Swathi Chatrapathy is the Chief Editor at Indiahikes. She heads the content team and runs a video series called Trek With Swathi. Before joining Indiahikes, she worked as a reporter and sub-editor at Deccan Chronicle. She holds a Masters in Digital Journalism and continues to contribute to publications such as Deccan Herald. Trekking, to her, is a sport that liberates that mind like nothing else can. Through her work at Indiahikes, she hopes to let more people experience this sense of liberation, by spreading information about trekking and by instilling the right spirit of trekking in them.Read Swathi's other articles. Watch Swathi's video series here.

2 thoughts on “How to tie your shoelace so that it doesn’t come off

  1. I would be trekking with India Hikes on the Deoriatal Chandrasila trek in March 2017 and I would like to know whether I should carry one trekking pole or two. I also carry with me two DSLRS with mounted lens on a shoulder harness and the suspended cameras reach my elbow joint on either side.

    1. One trekking pole would suffice. It is not a bad idea to take two poles, but given that you already have a lot of added gear with you, one will be enough. Also reconsider taking two DSLRs. On a trek that could be a LOT of added weight. One DSLR with 2-3 light lenses would be a better option.

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