In the following paragraphs there is some basic information, from the very origins of hiking to the knowledge of the signs or the ‘MIDE’ method that all hikers must keep in mind.
- Hiking and its History
- Types of Signposted Paths
- Ten Basic Rules for Hikers
- The "MIDE" Method
Every hiker knows how important signs are. The Path Signs Manual of the Andalusian Mountaneering Federation (FAM) (only available in Spanish) has all necessary basic elements.
The document includes basic information about the regulation, path types (LD, SD, LP), and signposting (horizontal, vertical, and its measures), as well as criteria that is followed during signs and base placing.