Antarctica Pack Ice

Antarctica

Antarctica is the world’s last remaining wilderness. The name conjures images of the famous explorers like Scott, Shackleton, Amundsen, and more recently Ranulph Fiennes, some of who lost their lives and that of their companions in the quest for exploring the vast unknown cold desert at the South Pole. Today, any one with a taste …

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The Great Outdoor (TGO) Challenge - Scotland 2013

The Great Outdoor (TGO) Challenge 2012 & 2013. A 14 day hike across Scotland

The TGO Challenge is a demanding self supported event where participants hike from the West Coast to the East Coast of Scotland and are responsible for carrying their own tent, sleeping bag and food. The Great Outdoor Magazine and RAB, an outdoor clothing supplier sponsored the event in previous years. Every solo hiker or group (maximum …

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Circuit of Cordillera Huayhuash – Peru

Circuit of Cordillera Huayhuash – Peru

The Cordillera Huayhuash (pronounced Y-WASH) is a mountain range in Central Peru. It is a sparsely populated region but well known for it’s many 6,000+ Meter mountains, glaciers and rugged terrain. It’s a magnet for mountaineers and hikers from all over the world. In August 2010 I joined a group for a 14-day hike in …

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Mount Roraima – Venezuela

Mount Roraima – Venezuela

The lands between Guyana, Venezuela and Brazil are noted for their Tepuis. These are mountains that rise with sheer cliffs from the surrounding savanna. The most famous of these is Mount Roraima. The sheer cliff face rises vertically over 400 meters from the savanna. For many years it was thought that this was un-climable until …

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