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Stirling Ridge Walk: Western Australia’s Best Hike

Yep, I’m calling it. Having finished the Cape to Cape earlier this year, as well as large swathes of the Bibbulmun, I can say this one tops it. No other hike in Western Australia offers the experience as provided along the Stirling Ridge walk. It had been on the list for a while but to

The Best Mountains The World Has To Offer

Mount Fuji, Japan. Mount Fuji is one of the world’s most stunning mountains. It’s easy to believe that when you take a look at the picture above, but you should go and visit it for yourself if you’re still doubtful. It’s the highest volcano in Japan, but don’t worry; it’s been dormant for a long

27 of the Best Mountain Quotes

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory.” ― Ed Viesturs “Because it’s there.” ― George Mallory “Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste; look well to each step; and

Mt Aconcagua 2016 : Not the Experience I Was Looking For

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This is a particularly hard post for me to write. I hate failing to reach a goal, particularly when I don’t even get the opportunity to give it my all. If I had reached 6,000m and the mountain had beaten me, I could accept that. This is a much harder pill to swallow. As I

Cordon Del Plata: Trekking in the Heart of the Argentinian Andes

At the frontier of the Argentinian Andes, around 100km West of Mendoza (the wine capital of Argentina), lies a spectacular boot-shaped valley lined with an array of rocky, ice covered peaks. This place is known as Cordon Del Plata and it’s home to an array of peaks ranging from 3,500m right up to 6,000m. It is one

A Few Facts About Mt Aconcagua

What’s in a name I’ve had to repeat this name more times than I care to remember over the last few months. Nobody knows what the hell is going on.. From on, there are no excuses. In English it’s pronounced A:con:ca:gwa   It’s Pretty High Not only is it the highest point in South America (hence