Trek

The origins of high mountain trekking are rooted in the origin of man's exploration of extreme environments. It is a challenge that we still enjoy and the high mountain environments of glaciers and peaks over 3000m remain pure mountain adventure. Away from the crowds and traffic, trekking provides the opportunity to get a unique high mountain experience, get closer to the species that inhabit these special environments and find the time to appreciate a simpler style and pace of life.

Whether you are planning your first big trip or are a seasoned traveller we can provide the security of knowing your safety, well being and trip enjoyment is our highest priority! High level trekking in the Alps and Great Ranges can bring it's own dangers and if you are not aware of what they might be or are stepping up from lower level hiking or trekking then one of our trips could be just what you're looking for.

Only fully qualified IFMGA/UIAGM registered mountain guides can take you onto glaciated terrain. Other qualifications are not relevant to this particular type of terrain. On our trips you will learn how to travel safely in this environment as well as enjoying the scenery and the trekking.

Altitude sickness is also a concern on high altitude treks and a mountain guide will always have your health as a major concern. Our treks are specifically planned to give you the best opportunity to acclimatise and achieve a peak and our Kilimanjaro trek, for example, includes an extra day over those offered by other operators as this is closely linked to a trek's chance of success.

If you can't find what you are looking for in our scheduled trekking trips then we are always very happy to arrange bespoke holidays for you. That way you can tailor your holiday to fit around your own time restrictions, goals or group size.

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Selvaggio Blu - Trekking Sardinia's Wild Blue Coastline 13th October 2018

The Selvaggio Blu or the Wild Blue Trek runs for 50 kilometers along the east side of Sardinia's coastline. The route follows the jagged coastline between the two villages of Santa Maria Navarrese and Cala Gonone. It's a 5-day trek covering some technical ground with scrambling, abseiling and nights out camping in caves and on beaches; not for the faint-hearted but a true adventure!

Classic Haute Route Trek 18th August 2018

The Summer Haute Route trail linking Chamonix in France with Zermatt in Switzerland, two of the principal alpine mountaineering centres, is one of the world's great multi-day treks and is featured in National Geographic's top ten worldwide treks.

The Eiger Trek 1st September 2018

The Eiger Trek will take you through stunning scenery and pass directly beneath the celebrated north face of the Eiger. Starting in Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland, this high alpine week combines high altitude trekking with some exhilarating via ferrata. You will be experiencing trekking on glaciated terrain and use crampons and glacier travel techniques.

The Italian High Level Route 25th August 2018

This wonderful glacier trek - aka the Matterhorn trek or the "Spaghetti Tour" - provides a high (mostly above 3000m) circumnavigation of the Monte Rosa massif and the Matterhorn, the Alps' most iconic mountain. It crosses some of the most spectacular glacial scenery on the Swiss Italian border.

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