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Featured Trek: Mt Kenya – Round The Peaks

12th April 2016 | 0 comments

This ‘Round the Peaks’ trek on Mount Kenya is arguably one of the most beautiful expeditions in the mountains of East Africa. The 7 day trek will take you to the summit of Point Lenana at 4985m (the third highest point) and continue around the base of the majestic peaks of Nelion and Batian. The ascent of the mountain is …

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Featured Trek: Kakadu National Park, Australia

11th February 2016 | 0 comments

Australia Walking Holidays’ Kakadu Walking Adventure will take you through the World Heritage Kakadu National Park in Australia’s Top End. Get away from the crowds on our active, walking based itinerary, which includes a spectacular wildlife spotting cruise on the Yellow Waters. Waterfalls tumble from the red cliffs off escarpment into shady pools; tranquil wetlands teem with animal and birdlife, …

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Featured Trek: Classic Everest Base Camp Trek

10th February 2016 | 0 comments

Return to Nepal with Mountain Kingdoms on their classic Everest Base Camp Trek. The thrill of Everest enticements like-minded trekkers from all across the globe to trek along the best-known trail in the Himalayas – and this Everest Base Camp Trek is a once in a lifetime opportunity to stand in the shadow of the tallest mountain in the world. …

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Featured Trek: Simien Mountains Trek & Ras Dashen

5th January 2016 | 0 comments

Trek through stunning scenery, remote villages and rich wildlife in the Simien Mountains National Park in northern Ethiopia, and summit Ras Dashen, Ethiopia’s impressive highest mountain, 4,550m.   Excellent acclimatisation practices are built into the trek, to maximise success and the ultimate trekking experience. Packed with endemic wildlife including the gelada baboon, Walia ibex and Simien fox, a wealth of …

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Featured Trek: Everest Base Camp and Kala Pattar

16th December 2015 | 0 comments

The World Expeditions trek to the base of Mount Everest will surpass your expectations. In true expedition style you ascend with professional guides, crew and porters as we trek to the base of the world’s highest mountain. Our carefully devised itinerary reflects our proven track record and our trail leads through the famous villages of Namche and Khumjung. We also …

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Featured Trek: Mt Elbrus

15th December 2015 | 0 comments

Conquer the highest mountain on the European continent next summer with Elbrus specialists Adventure Alternative! As Russia’s contribution to the Seven Summits, Mount Elbrus is 5642m and is a challenging, yet rewarding climb. Standing between the great masses of Europe and Asia, Mount Elbrus is dynamic both in region and terrain. We run 11 or 12 days climbs following the …

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Featured Trek: Dhaulagiri Circuit

14th December 2015 | 0 comments

The Dhaulagiri Circuit is a rugged trek to the west of the Annapurnas, starting from Pokhara and following the Myagdi Khola to its source at the Chhonbardan Glacier below the world’s seventh highest mountain. From Dhaulagiri Base Camp at the foot of the north face, the trek takes you up the side of the glacier and over the French Col …

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Featured Trek: Alpine Autonomy Techniques Course

11th December 2015 | 0 comments

Join Icicle Mountaineering’s popular fast-track course that is designed to make you more autonomous in the Alps. You are
 based in Chamonix, and the week includes accommodation and 5 days IFMGA mountain guiding. There 
is a real focus on climbing in some of the most stunning areas of the Mont Blanc massif, as well as learning 
skills that will be …

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Featured Trek: Brave new Burma

6th December 2015 | 0 comments

  Burma. Burmese Nagaland to be precise: a mystical land once notorious for its headhunting. Trace rugged ridgelines, pierce cloud lines and summit SE Asia’s most prominent Saramati Peak (3,826m) when you join this Secret Compass expedition team. As Kipling said in 1898, “This is Burma…quite unlike any land you know about.” The same is still true in this remote, …

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Featured Trek: Iceland Three Peaks Challenge

5th December 2015 | 0 comments

  This trek from KE Adventure offers a simply breathtaking variety of Icelandic mountain scenery making this one of the most unusual climbing expeditions available. From the exuberant city of Reykjavik, our adventure begins with the easy ascent of Vorduskeggi Peak (805m) overlooking Lake Thingvellir. On this first day we also get the chance to visit the geothermal area at Geysir …