Mountain Adventures

Ski touring, ski mountaineering, snowshoeing, rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing, mountaineering, via ferratas and scrambling in destinations around the world


Bolivia's Cordillera Real

Bolivia's best-kept secret: the Cordillera Real

Description of trekking the El Choro trek from La Cumbre to El Chairo in the Cordillera Real, Bolivia, South America, in parallel with the famous El Camine de la Muerte (Death Road), famous for downhill cycling.

Costa Blanca

Scrambling in solitude on the Costa Blanca

Scrambles on the Puig Campana and Serra Bernia scratch the surface of the amazing and underused walks and scrambles on offer just inland from the Costa Blanca.

Bob Graham Round

A Bob Graham Round in the Lake District

Cicerone's Joe Williams gives an account of his successful Bob Graham Round, a 100km mountain run along the highest peaks of the Lake District.

Music above salzburg

Climb Every Mountain: A musical history tour above Salzburg

The Sound of Music and Hitler's Eagles Nest are secondary to the stunning walking and trekking in the hills of Berchtesgaden, close to Salzburg. Andy Hodges describes some walking and scrambling in this easily accessible Alpine area.

Moroccan Anti-Atlas

Jebel el Kest: A stunning day in the Moroccan Anti-Atlas

Jebel el Kest: A stunning mountain walking and easy scrambling day in the Moroccan Anti-Atlas.

Mountain biking and trekking in Peru's Secret Valley

Hiring the right help in Peru's Sacred Valley

A hiking or biking trip in Peru's Sacred Valley is an unforgettable experience particularly if you choose the right level of local help.

Wadi Rum

Climbing the Bedouin routes of Wadi Rum

The story of the first western climbers to tackle the magnificent climbs on the ancient Bedouin hunting routes of Wadi Rum, Jordan.

Kyrgyzstan Horseback

Trekking on horseback – Kyrgyzstan's Tien Shan

An account of a two-week trekking expedition on horseback through Kyrgyzstan's Tian Shan, with Wild Frontiers.

 Lake District Climb

Dodging the crowds on Lake District winter climbs

Quieter winter climbing routes in the English Lake District from Patterdale, Buttermere, Langdale and Honister Pass.

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Ski-touring in the Adamello-Ortler

Ski-touring along a former WW1 front-line in the Adamello and Ortler mountain ranges of Italy