Coffee with Glacier Views – An Overnight Hike to the Gaulihรผtte

The “Gaulihรผtte”, a little mountain hut in the Bernese alps is remote. Surrounded by mountain peaks there are no signs of civilitation. There is no cell service. And only a five-hour hike and some 1600 meters of altitude gain lead this beautiful little refuge. It is the perfect place for resetting – or taking on more challenging adventures.

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After the Bang – Trekking in Langtang Valley

2015 an earthslide buried the village of Langtang, killing over 200 locals and tourists. Four years later the village has been rebuild, and people are desperate for the tourists to come back. A visit there showed us, why this trek is well worth the tired legs. Read More

10 books to get you longing for the Himalayas

Winter is coming, at least here in Europe, and with it those long, dark evenings perfect to catch up on reading about your favourite or next travel destination. Here are my top-10 Himalaya related books: From an Everest climb gone badly wrong to finding Zen among mountain sheep to civil courage in deep valleys in Pakistan. Read More

Feel the Wrath – An overnight hike from Sandwood Bay to Cape Wrath

Spectacular cliffs, wild moors, a beautiful beach and curious seals will make this overnight hike one to remember. And if you need a bit of an extra challenge try to squeeze the three-day hike into two days. Legs of steel and a beautiful camp night with fantastic views on the most north-westerly point in mainland Britain will be your reward!

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A Short Guide to Wild Camping in Scotland

One of the many great things about Scotland is that you are allowed to camp in the wild. That beautiful hidden beach, that spectacular cliff, that remote little patch of grass by the loch – all yours for the night. Here is a short guide on how to make the most out of your wild camping adventure.

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