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Feb 02, 2018
2 Feb 2018 - The mountaineering world lost one of its great characters last week with the passing of 94 year old Elizabeth Hawley in Kathmandu...
Jan 21, 2018
Trip 5 - Off the ice - Thankfully our journey wasn't quite as epic as Shackleton's and we had a much more comfortable visit to the deep south of Antarctica, but...
Jan 11, 2018
Climbers all have differing views on what is the best clothing system for mountaineering. Otherwise compatible climbing partners can fall into vigorous debate when the subject...
Jan 04, 2018
4 Jan 2018 - Welcome to your 2018 Year of Adventures - Happy New Year from all the AC team to you! As the 2018 year arrived we reflected back on...
Dec 11, 2017
Back to Arusha - After a big sleep, we hit the trail for the last time, enjoying a cool morning walk through the rain forest. As we descended the trail we marvelled at...
Dec 02, 2017
Lukla to Kathmandu - Woken up early by an airport siren and the not-so-dull roar of plane and helicopter engines... It was a long wait until we were called to the airport...
Nov 18, 2017
Exceeding Expectations: At the Journey's End - What will possibly go down as one of the most successful and heroic journeys of all time has come to an end...
Nov 08, 2017
Last day in Kathmandu - Today I am leaving Kathmandu after wrapping up our Island Peak Expedition 2017. It was an amazing experience...
Nov 08, 2017
For ten years The North Face has worked with inspiring applicants from Australia and New Zealand to help turn their expedition dreams into reality. The North Face...
Nov 07, 2017
Final dispatch - There is a system to Lukla airport, though to those used to an orderly procedure with schedules and announcements, it can seem chaotic. Queueing (of sorts)...
Oct 10, 2017
Farewell from Kathmandu - What fantastic weather to fly out in this morning. We stopped at Lukla briefly for refuelling the helicopter and then continued...
Oct 07, 2017
All Back in Kathmandu - Hi everyone, great news we are all back in Kathmandu and just had a lovely meal out to celebrate our climb. This morning went very smooth...
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