trekking Travel Articles

 
Nepal Trekking and Mountaineering
Nepal Trekking and Mountaineering Experience the spirit of the Himalayan Mountains. Lopsang Sherpa tells you what you need to know about mountaineering in Nepal.
Surviving Europe’s Toughest Trek in Corsica
Surviving Europe’s Toughest Trek in Corsica Each year, thousands of trekkers set off to hike Corsican GR20, known as Europe's toughest trek. Joanna Drange gives a glimpse of the highlights and the dangers of this iconic trail.
I’ve been up the mountain and I had a choice – Huayna Potosi, Bolivia
I’ve been up the mountain and I had a choice – Huayna Potosi, Bolivia Huayna Potosi, a 6088m mountain 15 miles or so north of Bolivia's capital La Paz is often described as the 'most accessible' of any 6000m+ mountain. Michael Bonnet put this theory to the test and found it anything but accessible.
Climbing Kilimanjaro: Reaching the Rooftop of Africa, Part 3
Climbing Kilimanjaro: Reaching the Rooftop of Africa, Part 3 Sasha Tenworth writes: It was absolutely, without a shadow of a doubt worth it. In fact, we are planning our next trip - to Aconcagua in South America (another of the coveted Seven Summits).
Climbing Kilimanjaro: Reaching the Rooftop of Africa, Part 2
Climbing Kilimanjaro: Reaching the Rooftop of Africa, Part 2 In Part 2, Sasha Tenworth continues her account of climbing Mt. Kili. Reaching the summit, "we felt, something along the lines of relief, awe, disbelief and exhilaration".
Climbing Kilimanjaro: Reaching the Rooftop of Africa, Part 1
Climbing Kilimanjaro: Reaching the Rooftop of Africa, Part 1 Sasha Tenworth describes her climb to Mt. Kili in three parts. In Part 1, she gives us some background, and her first three days of her "most amazing and awe inspiring experience of my whole life".
Climbing Volcán Barú – Panama, Central America
A small group of adventure seeking teanagers climb the highest mountain in Panama on the adventure of a lifetime.
Journey up a Guatemalan Volcano – Central America
Ron Goodden's quest for an up-close encounter with a live volcano drew he and his wife to Volcan de Pacaya in Guatelmala.
Trekking France: The Régordane Way – France, Europe
Trekking France: The Régordane Way – France, Europe Scott Anderson questions whether the make-over for France’s mythical trekking trail is on the right path.
Reflections on the Robert Louis Stevenson Trail – France, Europe
Reflections on the Robert Louis Stevenson Trail – France, Europe A member of Scott Anderson's team reflects on a classic French trek.