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FIVE TIPS FOR HIKING SOLO

Some people think I’m crazy for preferring to trek alone. “Isn’t it dangerous?” they ask. “Don’t you get lonely?” Of course there is an extra element of risk. If I fall and hurt myself, it’s up to me to get…

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HOW TO LAYER FOR HIKING

Sometimes called the Goldilocks Principle, layering is about maintaining a comfortable temperature at all times, whether you’re active, at rest or getting ready to bed down for the night. How many layers you include in your kit for the day…

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TREKKING NEPAL

I’ve never wanted to climb Mount Everest. And as I stood there, 6,119m above sea level, on top of Mount Lobuche, looking at the great hunk of rock that is Everest, my resolve hardened. I definitely didn’t want to climb…

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HIKING THE TOUR DU MONT BLANC

Walking above wispy mist dancing through the valley, cowbells dinging faintly somewhere out of sight, the crisp air yet to swell and become heavy with humid heat, my stomach full with Nutella, mixed berry jam with a side serving of…

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