October 24, 2018

Epic Trip Adventures on YouTube

Subscribe to Epic Trip Adventures on YouTube. That’s Anderson Loran and Mattson Moore. Great stuff. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

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Sacred Valley hike: Maras, Moray, Ollantaytambo, Pisac

Jenny & Steven: The sacred valley is a lush agricultural region about 15 km north of Cusco (Peru) which extends all the way to Machu Picchu. … This 2-day itinerary will take you from Cusco to the ruins of Ollantaytambo, the Salineras de Maras, the village of Maras, the Moray Terraces and the town and […]

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Ladakhi Women’s Travel Company

This Women-Run Guide Service is Changing Himalayan Trekking in India Back in 2009, Thinlas Chorol set up the Ladakhi Women’s Travel Company, which has the distinction of being Ladakh’s first travel company completely owned and operated by women. It is also known for promoting ecotourism. … … With the encouragement she received at SECMOL (Students […]

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Glacier National Park – North Circle Route

One of our top 10 hikes in the world. Click PLAY or watch some highlights on YouTube. Read Austin’s trip report from 2016. See more of Austin’s trip reports. Geoff Sears on the Highline Trail, Glacier National Park.

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new app – Trekking in Nepal

If interested download both the app and checkout the web page: HoneyguideApps.com The app offers offline support for both guided and independent trekkers. Guest post by Ashish Shrestha: Phuraphuti Sherpa runs the homely Namaste Lodge at Monjo, one of the many small villages that trekkers pass through on their way to Everest Base Camp. The […]

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Harder Ridge, Switzerland – best day hike on Earth?

Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. dangerous 10 hours at least 18km on sharply defined ridge should absolutely never be attempted when wet plenty of exposure on both sides frequent scrambling required Brienz to Interlaken with rail assistance getting up to and descending from the ridge Don’t hike the other direction. Logistics are easier starting in […]

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best way to hike Lofoten Islands, Norway

Lofoten is without question one of the best hiking destinations in the world. Bunes Beach hike But it’s remote. Also, Norway is very expensive. The gateway for most people is the town of Bodø, the end of the train line north. It’s often cheaper and easier to fly as the train is a 17 hour overnight […]

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Norway’s Lofoten Islands – hike Fløya & Devil’s Gate

Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. My last hike in Norway was terrific. The evening before my 6:30am ferry departing Lofoten Islands I did the famous hike out of Svolvær, the fast ferry port. From the wharf it’s about a half hour walk to the trailhead. I hid my pack where I wanted to […]

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Norway’s Lofoten Islands – Reinebringen alternative Topp 730

Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. The most famous hike on the Lofoten Islands — Reinebringen — was closed for the 3rd season in a row. Happily, my guide book (2017) by Kristin Olsen recommended an alternative. There’s a longer, muddier route to hike up to the coffin above Reine. From there you can walk the […]

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Norway’s Lofoten Islands – hike Helvetestind (Hell’s peak) & Bunes beach

Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles. My first hike in stunning Lofoten above the Arctic Circle was a great one — Bunes beach. The weather atypically gorgeous in Reine. From here you catch a ferry to the end of the Bunesfjorden. A Norwegian hiker told me he had this beach to himself on a sunny […]

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