Conquering Mountains and Personal Challenges – Double Amputee Summits Everest
12 May 2020
In the ultimate display of strength, courage and refusal to give up, double amputee summits Everest. Almost 43 years after losing both of his feet scaling Mount Everest, Xia Boyu, a Chinese double amputee and avid
4 May 2020
We're all stuck in, still dreaming of the mountains! So why not use this time to check out some of the best hiking, climbing and mountaineering films, to take you on an adventure from your armchair! Hiking &
21 February 2020
Nepalese adventurer, Nirmal 'Nims' Purja, achieved the unbelievable feat of climbing all of the world’s 14 highest mountains in just over six months, beating the existing speed record by more than seven
30 January 2020
Mountaineering grades are slightly different to climbing grades but arguably a lot bit simpler to understand. Because mountaineering is quite a general term, involving a combination of climbing and hiking to get
29 January 2020
If you enjoy alpine hiking, then you have probably seen a glacier or two. These huge areas of blue ice cover ten percent of the planet, and are often the topic of much environmental debate. As global warming
28 January 2020
One of the easiest high altitude treks in the world, and one of the mountains you must consider climbing to qualify for an Everest ascent, climbing Kilimanjaro is still hard work from a physical and logistics point of
26 January 2020
Over 400 people have climbed the highest mountains on each continent - the so-called Seven Summits challenge. So what do you do once you have climbed the seven highest mountains on all seven continents? You look
23 January 2020
While one of the most popular high altitude treks in the world, a trek to Everest Base Camp is still no walk in the park. You need to make it your big expedition of the year and to start get everything organised up
16 January 2020
Nepal is more than just Everest! As you will see in this article, it offers trekkers of all kinds an unforgettable experience. A region of the world created as a buffer between China and the British-influenced
26 December 2019
Climbing a mountain is never an easy an easy proposition for even the most experienced hiker. Those giant mounds scattered across the surface of our little planet vary in shape, size and composition, often presenting