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Cruising to Antarctica FAQs
Want to know when is the best time to travel to Antarctica, or the best gear to bring? We answer the 11 biggest questions about voyaging to Antarctica.
Summit success on Peak Lenin
Peak Lenin mountaineers, Warren, Russ and Roydon set off in July 2018 to scale the summit of Pamir's second highest mountain (7,134 metres) in Central Asia.
On the couch with Everest summiteer Allie Pepper
Climbing the highest of heights, Allie Pepper shares tales from her most challenging expedition and what she finds special about the Himalayas.
On the couch with Angel Armesto
How does Aconcagua's most experienced mountaineering guide tackle fear? Find out here and learn why he keeps climbing back for more.
Peak Lenin summit push and rescue
The Peak Lenin summit was within reach for our climbers and they gave up the chance, valuing life over the peak. Read about the incredible rescue mission here
Climbing Mont Blanc: A Trekker's Guide
Tips and advice for climbing Mont Blanc, western Europe's highest mountain. A serious endeavor it is well within reach of fit and experienced trekkers.
What is Altitude Sickness? Dr Jim Duff explains
What is it? How does one get it? How can I avoid it? A summary of the three altitude illnesses (AMS, HACE, HAPE) including diagnosis and treatment by one of the world's most experienced Himalayan medics, Dr. Jim Duff.
On the couch with mountaineer legend Andrew Lock
We sat down with the first Australian to climb all 14 of the world's 8000m peaks to ask him about his death-defying ascents and what motivates him to keep climbing
The 3 golden rules of mountaineering
Mountaineer expert Soren Kruse Ledet shares tips on how to best approach mountain peaks and ways to cope in overwhelming situations
Traveller Stories: Summit Day on Mont Blanc
When a UK couple went on a trip to go climbing Mont Blanc, little could she know about the fine impact this would have on her life. Read her travel review.
10 Things To Do in Kathmandu
Every trek in Nepal begins and ends in Kathmandu. It is a mecca for mountaineers, humanitarians, trekkers and passionate adventure ...
Australian Mountaineer Michael Parker and His Generous Legacy
Michael Parker was an accomplished mountaineer who left a generous legacy to selflessly help others in need which lead to helping educate children in Nepal.
Cholo & Cholatse Expedition
In October 2016, a group of climbers reached the summit of Cholatse (6440m) after a successful acclimatisation climb on Cholo (6097m).
Heather Hawkins: Why Nepal Captured My Heart and Soul
It’s easy to fall in love with Nepal. Heather Hawkins recounts her experience walking the Great Himalaya Trail and how Nepal captured her heart and soul.
Best Mountaineering Expeditions for Beginners
If you are thinking about taking that next step into the world of mountaineering, here are a selection of the best expeditions to consider for beginners.
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