Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Inca Trail Permits: How do they work, and what if they sell out?

26 Sep , 2018  

Do I need a permit to walk the Inca Trail? Yes. If you are considering taking on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu (one of those once-in-a-lifetime experiences), you will need to ensure that you have an Official Inca Trail Permit to walk the trail. The Peruvian authorities release a limited number of Inca Trail […]

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Macs Adventure, Trekking

The Ultimate Trekking Year?

6 Sep , 2018  

The World’s Best Treks by Month If you had a year to take on the best treks in the World. Where would you go? What would you do? Here is my list of the world’s best treks by month. So if you are looking for inspiration for a year or just a month here is […]

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Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

9 great phone apps for walkers and hikers

31 Jan , 2018  

Mobile phone use outdoors

The fast-growing world of apps offers a host of useful aids for walkers and hikers. We do love maps. They are wonderful, tactile items. Like a bookcase of great reads, a container filled with maps is to be treasured. A used maps collection reveals many stories of favourite walks and areas. In fact, if you’re […]

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 […]

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Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

Top tips for buying walking boots

12 Oct , 2012  

One of the vital components of a great walking holiday is a fabulous pair of walking boots. They don’t have to be expensive but they do need to be comfortable and fit for the purpose. Without great walking boots you feet will be in tatters – and that could ruin your holiday. So where do […]

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Trekking

Which route to climb Kilimanjaro?

12 Sep , 2011  

Choosing which route to climb Mount Kilimanjaro by is one of the most significant choices you will make when planning your successful Kilimanjaro climb. There is a massive amount of conflicting opinion, but we have compiled this easy, one-stop guide to the best routes to climb Kilimanjaro by. Marangu Route (Tourist or Coca-Cola Route) This […]

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