Event: Keserwan District in Mount Lebanon Province.

Hiking to see the Blue Moon

Friday 31st July, 2015

(Event costs 35,000)
(this includes: Pullman transportation, Professional Guide, Professional First-Aid and Professional Photographer)
For more info, call: Theo 03.582084
or email: info@we-are-hikers.com

(slight saj or tea dinner after hiking)

Trail Length around 6km
Level Difficulty: Moderate

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The hike will be in Ouyoun el Siman where we will reach a nice place to see the full-blue-moon easily and where people can take pictures as well.

A blue moon is an additional full moon that appears in a subdivision of a year, either the third of four full moons in a season or recently, a second full moon in a month of the common calendar.

The phrase has nothing to do with the actual color of the moon, although a literal "blue moon" may occur in certain atmospheric conditions, when there are volcanic eruptions or when exceptionally large fires leave particles in the atmosphere.

This phenomenon is specific to calendars. Lunar calendars like Indian national calendar always have one full moon a month.
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What to wear: Comfortable Shirt and tall Pants preferred than being Shorts, Warm jacket to be carried in the backpack, Hat/cap.

Food and Water: 1 liters of water needed per person, packs, quick-burn energy food, dried fruit, fruitcake, nuts, cookies, sandwiches...

Extra: Personal first aid kit, Camera, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, etc...

Information about the area

- Distance: 6 km
- Cumulative ascent: +150m
- Cumulative descent: -400m
- time for hiking between 1 till 1:30 hours
- we will have a break for 10 mins to see and take pictures of the "Blue Moon"

For more information call Theo at 03.582084

(we shall be back at 12:00 midnight maximum)

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TRAILS

WaH usually prefers being friends with guides around the area we will be hiking to be introduced by him to the people we pass by. Despite the fact that we have a few personal trails for us we always like that some guide from that area to join us. Having a guide with us will help us know the area more and more. Guides usually know lots of information about the weather in that area, trees, water and information about the history as well.

Preventing Hiking injury

Warm weather and outdoor exploring are here. Hiking is a great exercise and great fun sports, especially if you keep yourself safe and injury free. Before heading, make sure that you are physically capable of going on a hike. If you suffer from arthritis or other joint conditions, check with your doctor first. In the end, we have a fully conditioned First-Aid kit. We want you to tell us everything happened in case you had any problem while hiking or even before hiking.

Tips for Photographers

Even the most experienced hikers can get blisters on their feet. Unfamiliar terrain and inclines add more stress to footgear. Make sure your camera is protected very well, or put it in the bag when not needed and in the end listen to us since we have enough experience in hiking and taking shots with the Camera.