June 2017

Posted by | June 21, 2017
How To Avoid Heel Blisters

Are you getting blisters from your hiking boots? This doesn't necessarily mean you have the wrong hiking boots, you may just need to tie your laces correctly. This video shows...

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Posted by | June 21, 2017
Why I stopped doing altitude training

Whether you’re training for trekking, climbing or mountaineering, there is no rule book. These are not olympic sports with decades of athletic development, sport science dollars or proven techniques. For...

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Posted by | June 21, 2017
How a trek in the Himalayas could change your life

There is an unspoken power in the big mountains, and we all feel it. The Hindu’s believe the Himalayas are the centre of the universe, many high altitude mountaineers talk...

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Posted by | June 21, 2017
7 myths about training for a trek

Having trained thousands of people for treks throughout the world, we hear alot of incorrect advice and information getting circulated. Here are the top 7 myths about training for a...

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How to buy hiking boots
Posted by | June 21, 2017
How to buy hiking boots – 5 Questions to ask before you buy

There’s always one. The guy or girl who bought the wrong hiking boots. You can see them from a mile away. Usually limping from the pain of golf ball size...

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Posted by | June 15, 2017
3 Golden Rules of Altitude Sickness

If you’re going on a trek or a climb you need to understand altitude and the effects that it has on the body. The aim of this post is to...

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Posted by | June 15, 2017
Altitude Sickness 101

Welcome to Altitude Sickness 101 (Don’t book a trek until you read this). Travelling at altitude can be a dangerous undertaking for all of us, and understanding the relevant dangers...

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