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Success on Aconcagua for Trek & Mountain readers

9th February 2015 | 0 comments

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 …

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Elbrus ’13 – The Movie

11th April 2014 | 1 comment.

If you want to know what it’s like coming on a Trek & Mountain Expedition – or what it takes to climb Europe’s highest peak, for that matter – check out the film we shot on our Reader Expedition to Mt Elbrus last year.

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Elbrus '13 team complete traverse

30th September 2013 | 0 comments

A as we were going to press, our team of intrepid readers on the Trek & Mountain Elbrus ‘13 expedition were arriving back from Russia having completed a north-south traverse of the mountain. The summit eluded them unfortunately due to white-out conditions on summit day, but the team made a magnificent effort to cross the saddle and make it down …

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Trek & Mountain readers head for Elbrus

9th August 2013 | 0 comments

The second Trek & Mountain Reader Expedition – to climb Mount Elbrus in Russia – has begun, with the team flying out from London Heathrow to Moscow, and onto Mineralyne Vody on Thurs 9th August. The expedition, sponsored by Berghaus and organised by Adventure Alternative, aims to complete a north-south traverse of Europe’s highest peak. This, the most challenging way …