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Bolivian 3 Peaks Expedition – Illimani, Pequeno Alpamayo and Huayna Potosi

Bolivian 3 Peaks Expedition – Illimani, Pequeno Alpamayo and Huayna Potosi

In 2017 Trek & Mountain returns to South America for an amazing trekking and mountaineering trip, and YOU could be on the team! The destination is Bolivia, and our objectives are threefold – Huayna Potosi (6,088m), Pequeno Alpamayo (5,410m) and the mighty Illimani (6,438m). The expedition will be led by Gavin Bate, head honcho at Adventure Alternative, one of the UK’s leading trekking and expedition companies – and we will be offering both a 2-week option (Huayna Potosi and Pequeno Alpamayo) and a 3-week option (adding Bolivia’s highest peak, Illimani). This expedition is a superb introduction to mountaineering in Latin America. First we’ll … Read more »

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VIDEO: Stok Kangri training weekend

VIDEO: Stok Kangri training weekend

The Peak District was the venue for the recent Trek & Mountain Stok Kangri Expedition 2015 training weekend, and our team of readers met up to find out more about the trek from the trek organisers Peak Mountaineering and of course meet their team mates for the first time! The expedition sponsors Rab and Lowe Alpine were also on hand to talk about the products that the team would be taking with them, and provide advice on looking after their shiny new gear. You can read our full report on the training weekend in the latest issue of Trek & Mountain, and if you … Read more »

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Trek & Mountain ‘Khumbu 3 Peaks 2016 Expedition’ announced

Trek & Mountain ‘Khumbu 3 Peaks 2016 Expedition’ announced

Trek & Mountain has announced its most ambitious expedition for readers of the magazine yet: to climb not one – but THREE – 6,000m trekking peaks in the Khumbu Valley in spring 2016. The triple crown of the Khumbu Valley is an enviable mission taking on Mera Peak, Island Peak and Lobuche in one fantastic adventure of a lifetime. All three of these fantastic peaks breaches the 6,000m mark to take you onto their respective glaciers towards their summits. Where most people attempt just one of these at a time, the sense of accomplishment and achievement you will feel of taking on all … Read more »

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Success on Aconcagua for Trek & Mountain readers

Success on Aconcagua for Trek & Mountain readers

On 31st January 2015 at 3.30pm the Trek & Mountain Aconcagua 2015 reader expedition achieved success by putting two team members on the summit, with all other team members reaching 6000m in deteriorating conditions. The expedition, sponsored by Haglofs and Powertraveller, began with a trek up the Horcones Valley near Mendoza, Argentina, to Aconcagua Base Camp at 4,300m. From here the team made an acclimatisation climb of Bonete Peak (circa 5000m) before launching their assault on the Western and Southern Hemisphere’s highest mountain itself. With deteriorating weather forecast, the team pushed hard and spent just one night at Camp 3 before making … Read more »

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2015 Expeditions – Sign up here!

2015 Expeditions – Sign up here!

Ready for adventure? Then join us in 2015 on one of our superb trekking expeditions to the Himalayas, Andes and High Atlas… Our treks are organised by 360 Expeditions and Peak Mountaineering, and you will be in the hands of experienced Western guides and some of the best ground crew in the business. And as part of your package, you will also receive a free training weekend in the UK and a free year’s subscription (or one-year extension if an existing subscriber) to Trek & Mountain magazine. Click on the links below for full trip details…   ACONCAGUA – Last few places Dates: 15th Jan … Read more »

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