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£850 was always my working-figure for an expedition I've been lucky to do a lot of climbs in the Himalayas, and they've tended to succeed. Most hard climbs in the Himalayas fail. Read »
Unclimbed Mountains in the Russian Altai A proper expedition, including flights to Russia, insurance, supplies and logistical support, for £1000. Read »
Microadventure Solstice Winners The Summer Solstice Microadventure Challenge is 3 years old, and this year we’ve had more entries than ever! Hundreds of people headed for the hills for their very own microadventure. Thank you, and congratulations, to everyone who got involved. I […] Read »
Le Tour de Yorkshire 2014 Last year I took a recce trip to ride the first stage of the 2014 Tour de France, or “Le Tour de Yorkshire” to give the race its proper name. (If anyone is considering turning this route into a microadventure then […] Read »
The Road Headed West Leon McCarron’s first book comes out today. I asked him to share some thoughts here… When I graduated from university, I knew I wanted to travel. I wanted to go far and wide, to explore every inch of the world, […] Read »
Naked and Marooned Ed Stafford’s expedition down the Amazon was epic. Really epic. At about as far from a microadventure as any expedition has been in recent years. (Guest post by Ed on my site here.) His latest project is in the same […] Read »
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