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Posted by | July 24, 2018
GEAR REVIEW: Trekking Poles – Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork

In this trekking pole review I cover off why I think the Black Diamond Trail Ergo Cork Trekking Poles are one of the best trekking poles in the market and...

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Posted by | July 24, 2018
How to use trekking poles

Should you use trekking poles? Hell yes! As long as you know how to use them. Trekking poles will enable you to trek much more efficiently and reduce pressure on...

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Posted by | July 12, 2018
How to choose a trek in Nepal

With so many treks in Nepal, it can be difficult to know which one you should do. Ask yourself these questions to narrow it down.  How to choose a trek...

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Posted by | July 12, 2018
Mountaineer Mindset

So, you’ve been planning to climb a significant peak over the last few years, you’ve been shooting the breeze with your friends and family, doing a lot of talking about it...

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Posted by | June 8, 2018
Top 10 foods to help you acclimatise and stay healthy at altitude

"Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates Without a doubt, one of the most significant barriers to successful treks and climbs at altitude is remaining...

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Posted by | May 24, 2018
How to recover on the trail

How to back up day after day on the trail, without debilitating muscle soreness is a huge worry amongst my clients.  If they can't get through a week without muscle...

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Posted by | November 29, 2017
Triple Peaks Trip Report

As many of you would have followed along and discovered, the Triple Peaks Expedition was a massive success! We can attribute this to a few factors. Firstly, our team in...

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Posted by | October 13, 2017
Khumbu Trekking and the Hillary Legacy

Trekking in the off season in the Khumbu region and exploring the legacy of Sir Edmund Hillary. Words By Chase Tucker -  June 2011 There’s something about walking alone for...

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Posted by | October 9, 2017
What is Mobility?

The word mobility gets thrown around a lot, especially in recent times with the rise of CrossFit and the increasing popularity of more functional styles of training like Ninja Warrior....

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Posted by | August 16, 2017
Are you fit enough for your trek?

How to analyse the demands of your trek to measure up your trekking fitness. There are plenty of people who wouldn’t consider doing any serious training for a trek. Some...

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