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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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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Altitude Sickness on Kilimanjaro

22 Sep , 2011  

Acute Mountain Sickness or Altitude Sickness is a major concern when climbing Kilimanjaro. The permit system on Kilimanjaro, where the national park charges per day rather than per climb encourages operators to offer shorter itineraries in order to be competitive on price. This means that on shorter itineraries full acclimatisation will not be possible and even on […]

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How fit do you need to be to climb Kilimanjaro?

15 Sep , 2011  

Climbing Kilimanjaro is graded strenuous and you should be in good physical fitness and have experience of multi day trekking or walking trips prior to undertaking a Kilimanjaro climb. Most days involve 4 – 7 hours of walking at altitude and the summit day is very strenuous with most people walking for between 14 – […]