Adventure of the Week, Walking

How fit do I need to be for the Tour du Mont Blanc?

20 Jan , 2018  

Acclaimed as one of Europe’s best Alpine treks, the Tour du Mont Blanc is on the bucket list of many walkers. But so many people are put off the higher-level hiking tour because they worry they will not be fit enough, however with such a broad range of itineraries Macs Adventure is allowing increasing numbers […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Weather Conditions on the Tour du Mont Blanc

19 Jan , 2018  

The Tour du Mont Blanc is one of the most exhilarating walks in Europe. It is a challenging walk that reveals Alpine splendour every step of the way, but it has a notoriously short season. There is basically one reason for this: Snow! Weather is one of the most frequently asked questions about the tour, so […]

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Cycling, Discovery, Macs Adventure, Walking

The 8 Best Adventure Holidays for Meeting People

30 Jul , 2017  

Cheers Camino

To celebrate International Day of Friendship on 30th July, we wanted to reveal the best walking and cycling trips for camaraderie. While scenery, culture, food and the trails and routes themselves are always to be relished, there is nothing like meeting up with like-minded people and sharing your experience on the trail. While walking peaceful […]

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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, Walking

Lesser Known Long Distance Walks

3 Jan , 2017  

Whether you are heading high into the mountains or along the coast, a long distance walk is an opportunity to spend quality time with close friends or family in awe-inspiring and ever-changing scenery. Below are some popular long distance walks along with some lesser known, but equally as impressive alternatives for those people looking for a challenge. West Highland Way → Great […]

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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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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Guide to the Tour du Mont Blanc

1 Jul , 2015  

The Tour du Mont Blanc Alpine circuit is a firm favourite of many of our team members, including Chief Adventure Officer Neil Lapping: “The Tour du Mont Blanc had long been on my list of “must do” adventures, and when I got the chance in August 2012 I jumped at it! Despite some unseasonable wild […]

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Trekking, Walking

Top 5 Hut to Hut Hikes

7 Dec , 2012  

Hiking in some of Europe’s highest mountains is difficult to beat. The fabulous scenery, aerial views and the rewards of sometimes challenging day treks reveal a trekking holiday that will bring long-lasting memories. On such holidays, lifetime friends are often made and many people discover a life-long yearning to pursue other similar routes. The traditional […]

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