Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc: Weather & Conditions June 2017

13 Jun , 2017  

Views on the Tour du Mont Blanc

June is “early season” on the Tour du Mont Blanc, which can often mean snow on the trail, or even late season fresh snow falls. In June 2017, the good news is that the conditions are far less snowy than in previous years. In our Webinar of 2nd June, we covered early predictions for conditions […]

Discovery, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nepal for Beginners

3 Feb , 2017  

My name is Hellen and I work for AbenteuerWege Reisen, Macs Adventure’s sister company here in Germany. I recently took some time off work to visit a country I have been wanting to visit for a long time – Nepal. It is definitely one of the most beautiful and interesting countries I have visited and I […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Malta & Gozo, at the Crossroads of the Med

19 Oct , 2016  

The super-yacht looks at home berthed between Fort Saint Angelo, Vittoriosa and the Vedette, Singlea. In an archipelago where Church and Cannon dominate the history and landscape, people of an independent, seagoing outlook have found their niche here – Phoenicians, Romans, Knights Templar. Straddling the crossroads of the Mediterranean, Malta boasts magnificent churches and temples that […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Trekking, Walking

Why the Tour du Mont Blanc is a Must-Do

19 Oct , 2016  

Since Swiss geologist de Saussure first walked around the Mont Blanc Massif in 1767 the Tour du Mont Blanc has built on its reputation as one of the world’s classic treks. It’s one of our top 5 favourites at Macs Adventure (and there is a lot of competition for those top spots!). Here, our team […]

#MacsMoment, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc, The Best Moments of 2016

18 Oct , 2016  

Tour du Mont Blanc View

As part of our #MacsMoment contest in 2016, our adventurers shared some memorable and very inspiring moments, here we have put together the best of the pictures from the Tour du Mont Blanc. The start of the 2016 season featured snow, and more snow (later in the year than usually expected). The season runs from […]

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Discovery, Health & Fitness, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nature isn’t a Luxury: It’s Essential

14 Aug , 2016  

John Muir Knew

Even the calmest and most level-headed people suffer from stress on occasion, and it is no wonder, as we live in quite a stressful world. The cardiovascular benefits of being active in nature are clear, but what are the effects of walking and cycling in an area of exquisite natural beauty on our brain?  The Reptilian […]

Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

What is it like to stay in an Alpine hut?

3 Feb , 2016  

A walking holiday in the European Alps is the stuff of great memories and offers many rewards. However, many people worry about what it’s like to stay in a mountain hut. Here’s our guide to staying in an Alpine mountain hut: Hut names and info Alpine huts are called a Refuge in French, Rifugio in […]

Cycling, Trekking, Walking, West Highland Way

8 ideas for your 2016 holiday bucket list

24 Dec , 2015  

So many people now have a bucket list of trips that they would like to take and places they would like to see. Here are eight great walking and cycling trips to add to your bucket list in 2016. Tour du Mont Blanc Acclaimed as Europe’s best alpine trek the walk, the route circles the epic […]

Cycling, Discovery, Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

Great gadget: LifeStraw Steel personal water filter

17 Dec , 2015  

LifeStraw started out by making water filters for people in developing countries, where clean water is often scarce. They then moved into the outdoors and adventure market, recognising that walkers, runners, campers and cyclists might also make good use of a water bottle with a filter. Now, in celebration of LifeStraw’s 10th anniversary, the Swiss […]

Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Travelling to Nepal – After the Earthquakes

10 Nov , 2015  

Nepal continues to recover and rebuild following the devastating earthquakes of April & May 2015, and remains one of the world’s most magical destinations, with a strengthened heart and soul which any adventurer should experience at least once. In October 2015, experts gave the green light for travellers to return, and the FCO advice on […]


Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Getting to the Alta Via- An Adventure in itself!

23 Oct , 2015  

The Dolomites is not the easiest European mountain range to reach-unless you are travelling by car.  Perhaps this adds the charm and appeal for many people? As the saying goes- if it were easy, everyone would do it! To get to Lago di Braies, the start of the Alta Via 1, we recommend flying to […]


Trekking, Walking

Top of the World on the Dolomites Alta Via 1 Classic

13 Oct , 2015  

Alta Via 1 views.

The Alta Via 1 is one of the most celebrated long distance walks in Europe and this version involves 8 days of walking, from refuge to refuge, carrying all your gear. I fly into Venice, then it’s a bus journey to Cortina and then two further buses to the start of Alta Via 1 Classic.  […]

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Discovery, Trekking, Walking

10 reasons to visit Patagonia

25 Aug , 2015  

Patagonia is a region at the southern end of South America, shared by the countries of Argentina and Chile. It is a place of immense beauty and the ideal destination for exploring on foot. Here we reveal 10 of the best attractions on a walking holiday in Patagonia. For fabulous landscapes: Patagonia is home to […]

Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

Kit review: Montane Allez Micro hoodie

8 Jul , 2015  

A new base-layer by Montane could be just the thing for packing in your walking holiday suitcase. The Allez Micro hoodie ticks all the right boxes for versatility, warmth-to-weight ratios, breathability and good looks. It also comes in male and female fit and in a range of appealing colours. The hoodie can be worn against […]