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When Should You Hike The Walker’s Haute Route to Zermatt

Walk from France’s soaring Mont Blanc to Switzerland’s towering Matterhorn, two tremendous peaks worth checking out at least once in your lifetime if you have the chance. To get from [...]

Destinations By Kelsey Krahn August 2, 2022

The Ultimate Walker’s Haute Route Packing List: Do you have these items?

It’s easy to romanticize travel; just close your eyes and imagine exploring a new culture. But as the departure date nears, the stress elevates, often prompting anxiety around what to [...]

Destinations By Kelsey Krahn July 21, 2022

10 Spectacular Long-Distance Hikes in New Zealand: Discover the Land of the Long White Cloud

New Zealand, also known in Maori as Aotearoa, is a land of unrivaled natural beauty. This magical island country in the South Pacific boasts incredible topographic variation in addition to [...]

Destinations By Claire Whitters July 18, 2022

Australia’s Best Long-Distance Hiking Trails: Explore the Down Under

Some of the greatest thru-hikes in the world occupy the Australian landscape—each exemplifying the biodiversity and remarkable topographical variety of the Down Under. From the Golden Coast to the Great [...]

Destinations By Claire Whitters July 18, 2022

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Marangu Route

About the Marangu Route The most well-established and oldest trail leading up to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the Marangu Route is a classic adventure that remains wildly popular, despite [...]

Destinations By Alex Todd July 15, 2022

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Northern Circuit Route

About the Northern Circuit Route At 55.9mi in length, the Northern Circuit Route is the longest and newest trail leading up to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Combining the world [...]

Destinations By Alex Todd July 13, 2022

10 Spectacular Multi-Day Hikes in Africa: Explore the Preserved Wilderness

Explore Africa’s wild and rugged wilderness by foot on one of these formidable multi-day hikes. Africa is the world’s second-largest continent, but it is indisputably the best trekking destination in [...]

Destinations By Claire Whitters July 11, 2022

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Shira Route

About the Shira Route Less-traveled and older than many of the other routes leading up to the summit of Kilimanjaro, the Shira Route is often overlooked by many adventurers due [...]

Destinations By Alex Todd July 8, 2022

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Rongai Route

About the Rongai Route Remote and secluded, the Rongai Route is the only trail leading up to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro that makes its approach from the north. Because [...]

Destinations By AlexTodd July 4, 2022

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Lemosho Route

About the Lemosho Route Of all the routes that lead up to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, the Lemosho Route is one of the newest, offering a bit of variation [...]

Destinations By Alex Todd June 30, 2022