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Mount Elbrus Expedition

20th October 2020

When we think of mountaineering in Europe we all think of the Alps. But forget the French Alps – Europe’s highest peak is in southern Russia! Elbrus, at 5642m, it’s one of the infamous Seven Summits – marginally shorter than Kilimanjaro in Tanzania (at 5895m). On my expedition, with Exped Adventure last year, we climbed […]

THE REMOTE MICRO HARDANGERVIDDA!

16th October 2020

You may not have heard of Hardangervidda, in Norway. It is one of the most famous winter environments in the world. A high arctic-alpine plateau where travelling on skis is the best way to experience the true wilderness. This stunning mountain landscape is one of Norway’s largest glaciers as well as home to herds of […]

Best Mountain Views!

9th October 2020

Have you ever stood on top of a mountain, its never-ending view stretching out before you, and felt that incredible sense of achievement? There’s something so majestic about being in the mountains. The sky is crystal clear and bright blue and the air is crisp and clean. The absence of sound and the beauty of nature […]

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Travel Safety Advice Covid-19

13th March 2020

We are keeping a very watchful eye on the on-going Corvid-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Those of you who are already booked on a trip will be informed as soon as possible regarding any alterations and cancellations of your travel. As stated in our Terms and Conditions we follow the FCO (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) travel advice […]

Climbing Mt Toubkal

19th March 2018

How to build a snow hole

18th March 2018

Skiing the Kingstrail

14th March 2018

The Patagonian Icefield and Greenland – Planning Stages

10th December 2017

In the summer of 1967, a guy halts his steps in a field in Wiltshire, retraces his steps the way he came for a few yards – then turns back. He repeats this toing and froing for a while. At some point, he steps aside and photographs the line which has become visible in the flattened turf as a record of his walking.

Cold Silence and Solitude – Hiking in the Sarek National Park

14th August 2017

In the summer of 1967, a guy halts his steps in a field in Wiltshire, retraces his steps the way he came for a few yards – then turns back. He repeats this toing and froing for a while. At some point, he steps aside and photographs the line which has become visible in the flattened turf as a record of his walking.

What to expect on Elbrus with us

1st July 2017

1. Flying the flag on the summit. As you can guess by the title this blog is about the recent (at the time of being written) trip to Mt. Elbrus. What do you need to know about Elbrus? It is: – An inactive volcano. – 5642 metres tall (18,510 feet). – Located in the western […]

String Vests – The best way to stay comfy in the Polar Regions and at High Altitude

18th June 2017

  Last year I was very kindly offered from Rhodri @ Nordic life to test out some Brynje Of Norway baselayers and I still remember our phone conversation that I am now slightly embarrassed about: Rhodri – “These things are going to change the way you have ever looked at and used base layers” Jamie […]

The Glass Half Full

8th June 2017

Written by Filip Kamycki  By the time of the training weekend I was already well into my research into the things I might need and what to expect. Armed with the biggest fattest and reddest down jacket I could find I felt ready for the adventure. Or so I thought. Following the training I have […]

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