Winter mountain hiking in Vesterålen | Norway

We haven’t managed to hike much of Vesterålen due to the abundant snow this winter, but some freak warm weather came along and torrential rain melted all the snow away. In just one day our lovely white scenery was replaced with a drab, brown landscape. The ground was boggy and all that remained white was…

Things to know before hiking Jebel Toubkal, Morocco

We hiked the mountain at the end of March 2017 when there was snow from just below the refuge up to the summit. We tried researching certain things online and couldn’t get confirmed answers so here’s some things that you may find helpful: Staying at Refuge Mouflons I’d recommend going on their website or phoning…

Sunrise and the sea of clouds in Sagada

We woke super early and quietly headed out of our hotel to do an hour hike and catch the sunrise at the 1636m peak of Kiltepan. Our hotel dogs jumped up on us in excitement which was super cute. The whole walk was along roads and when we got to the top we realised 99%…

Vertigo on China’s insane cliff walks

Just a five minute walk from our hotel we were whisked up Tianmen Mountain on the worlds longest cable car. It took 30 minutes to reach the top just over 7 kilometres away.    Tianmen Mountain is a high plateau with sheer edges on all sides. We practically brushed past bushes and trees and creaked…

2914m above Bulgaria

Bansko is a major ski resort in Bulgaria, and the mountains around it are part of Pirin National Park. We hated the town as soon as we arrived, it was over developed and ski villages look crap without snow. We managed to find a road that led up the mountain, to nearly 2000m at the…