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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Pyrenees 3000m Peak Trek in the Salenques Valley 16th June 2018

Spain is usually known for its beaches and sunshine, but it also has the wonderful mountain range of the Pyrenees which separates it from France. Running for more than 430km and rising to higher than 3,400m in elevation; the range offers extensive trekking and easy climbing peaks over 3000m.

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!

Bernese Oberland Trek 14th July 2018

The Bernese Oberland is one of the Alps' most impressive ranges. This trek traverses the Bernese Oberland range from east to west on a wonderful high Alpine trail across glaciated terrain: the group will be roped up and wear crampons for significant sections of the trek. Stunning panoramic views stretch out in all directions making the Bernese Oberland a 'must-do' destination.

Classic Haute Route Trek 16th June 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.

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