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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Culture & History, Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Trekking, Walking

Nepal Stories: the Faces Among the Mountains

8 Jun , 2018  

Nepal is known as the land of giants. Where the adventurous come to conquer mountains, which include the highest in the world, the mighty Himalayas. While the draw of raw adventure, challenging peaks and personal accomplishments bring travellers here, they often leave talking about the locals who walk among the mountains. Go beyond the guidebooks […]

Adventure of the Week, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Annapurna Foothills: Trekking in Style

6 Jun , 2018  

Nepal. It is the big, scary place to walk.  It is Mt Everest, Manaslu, Mera Peak.  It is altitude, long hard days, nights wrapped in tents. All of these things offer amazing rewards, but not everyone might be up for some hardcore trekking in Nepal. So, it is Macs Adventure to the rescue, with some […]

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Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Tour du Mont Blanc – Latest Updates on 2018 Conditions

14 May , 2018  

The Mont Blanc Massif

As you may be aware, the Alps have had almost unprecedented levels of snow this past winter. As a result, we are fairly certain that a considerable amount of snow will remain on the high passes of the Tour du Mont Blanc until the end of June 2018, and quite possibly through July and August. […]

Adventure of the Week, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: Across the Tyrolean Alps

18 Apr , 2018  

Time to get Alpine once again.  While we are breaking new ground, getting people out walking the Tour du Mont Blanc self-guided, it is not just this corner of the Alps that we are in love with. Our passion extends right along this rugged, jaw-droppingly beautiful range of mountains. The Alps transcend borders. Whether you […]

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Adventure of the Week, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week: E5 Alpine Crossing

28 Mar , 2018  

We love offering a wide range of walks. It means that there is something for everyone, rewards for every level of walker. To make exploring the world on foot as open as possible to everyone, we like to make sure we have leisurely walks in beautiful places where you can relax, soak in the local […]

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Kit Guide, Trekking, Walking

What is it like to stay in an Alpine hut?

27 Mar , 2018  

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 […]

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 […]

Adventure of the Week, Macs Adventure, Trekking, Walking

Adventure of the Week – Dolomites to Lake Garda

4 Jan , 2018  

Hmm, should you go to the Dolomites or Lake Garda?  Tough choice, both have loads to offer, both iconic Italian getaways, but which to choose?  Tell you what, why not just walk from one to the other.  It’s not too far…..honest. In a nutshell Ticking all the boxes of classic Italian walking, this trip allows […]

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