Travel & Training News

Sunday, 06 September 2009 00:00

Shira Camp -Barranco Camp 3950 m

News just in from the team- all have now traversed to their next Camp site at 3950 meters. Today was an acclimatization day with the team ascending to 4600 meters and then descending to Camp, passsing the Lava Towers en route. Gerry report all the team are in good form…
Monday, 07 September 2009 00:00

Barranco Camp to Karranga Camp 4000m

The team had a good day today- crossed over the Barranco wall, a light scramble, to gain an altitude of 4200 meters before traversing the Southern slopes of the mountain down to 4000 meters to the Karranga valley and Camp site for tonight. The weather today is very cold and…
Tuesday, 08 September 2009 00:00

Karranga Camp to Barafu Camp (Base Camp) 4600m

The team have reached their Base Camp for the day, from where they will make an attempt at summit tonight. The ascent today proved tough for some of the team but Jerry reports that all are well. After Lunch, Jerry will lead a short acclimstization walk if the team feel…
A text from Jerry tells us that the team are commencing descent from Summit (Uhuru Peak 5895meters). After a 13 hour ascent in total, the team are tired albeit elated having succeded in their bid for summit. Expected arrival at Mweka Camp 3100meters, their home for tonight, is 10pm tonight…
Thursday, 10 September 2009 00:00

'Got the Cert to prove it'

Today the team left Mweka Camp for the Machame gates where they collected their Certificates recognising their fantastic achievement in having summitted Africa's higest mountain. Transfered back to the hotel for a very welcome shower and fresh clothes, they are relaxing- no doubt before a night of celebration and reminising…
Tuesday, 18 July 2006 00:00

Winter Skills Training 2007

We are currently taking bookings for our 2007 Winter skills in Norway as featured on Sky news as part of the beyond endurance training with options including: JANUARY TO JUNE 2007 * Nordic Skiing * Glacier Travel * Ice Climbing on frozen waterfalls * Crevasse rescue * Snow Shoeing *…
Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00

Winter Skills Training 2009

We are currently taking bookings for our 2009 Winter skills in Norway as featured on Sky news as part of the beyond endurance training with options including: JANUARY to JUNE * Nordic Skiing * Glacier Travel * Ice Climbing on frozen waterfalls * Crevasse rescue * Snow Shoeing * Snow…
Treat yourself to a break away from the hustle and bustle of the pressure of every day life. This two-day course is aimed at those who would like to combine the two days of walking amongst the beautiful Kerry landscape with some relaxation time and holistic treatment. Each day?s program…
Thursday, 21 May 2009 00:00

Expedition and Fitness courses

EXPEDITION TRAINING Recommended for those going on expeditions such as Aconcagua/Elbrus/Denali/etc Campcraft ~ Tents and equipment ~ Glacier travel technique ~ Night walk _________________________ FITNESS ASSESMENT Recommended for those going trekking high mountains such as: Kilimanjaro ~ Everest Base camp ~ Elbrus ~ Aconcagua ~ Alps Both Training courses available…
Friday, 04 September 2009 00:00

Treks and Seven Summit Expeditions

Aconcagua, Argentina The highest peak on the South American Continent and a continental high point for those endeavoring to complete the Seven Summits Challenge. It is a trekking peak that can be completed by most fit people that can acclimatize to the altitude. Also get a chance to see Mendoza.…
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