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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 …

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VIDEO: Stok Kangri training weekend

13th July 2015 | 0 comments

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 …