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FOREVER YOUNG CLUB - ADVENTURER OF THE MONTH - GREG BUTLER    The first mountain I climbed was Mangerton in Co Kerry. It was not an auspicious start. My legs and back ached, I was sweating and short of breath, and I couldn’t keep up with the other walkers. This…
#Learn how to travel light and carry only what you need     All adventurers know the value of ‘travelling light’ and taking with them only what is absolutely necessary for their expedition. By travelling light, we move more quickly and efficiently, making our journey safer and more enjoyable. Learn…
FOREVER YOUNG CLUB - ADVENTURER OF THE MONTH -TEENA GATES    Teena doing what she loves   I instantly fell in love with mountains. From hiking in the Wicklow hills to hiking the stunning, beautiful, craggy Carrauntoohil, my love affair with hiking and trekking brought me to meet new people…
My Healthy Pancake   Note: these are not my pancakes I always eat them before I remeber the camera   When I am trying to get in shape and get my body ready for the next expedition. I start exercising and eating right, this is one of my favorite meals as it…
The Forever Young Club - Adventurer of the month - Jerry Ahern   The Forever Young Club is a community of people in Ireland and around the world who believe life is an adventure to be lived to the fullest, no matter how old we are. To join the Club all…
Top Tip's for Kilimanjaro   To climb Mount Kilimanjaro is a once in a lifetime opportunity. People travel from all over the world to stand on top of the Roof of Africa. If you fail to prepare, Prepare to fail so being properly prepared to climb Mount Kilimanjaro is the…
Can you climb Kilimanjaro by yourself?   People often come up to me and ask "can you climb Kilimanjaro on your own?"   In 1991 the Tanzanian government and Kilimanjaro National Park Authority changed it’s policy towards unsupported treks on Mount Kilimanjaro.  In short the regulations require: That all trekkers…
Altitude Sickness     High mountain ranges such as the Himalaya and Andes offer some of the most spectacular hiking opportunities on the planet. That being said, walking at high altitude brings with it certain risks, the most common of which is altitude sickness, known as acute mountain sickness (AMS). The…
Basic Nutritional Advice   There is a lot of controversy in the health and wellness world about whats good for you and what is bad. They change over time and evolve with new research into the area each year. These pieces of advice are pretty basic so I hope you…
Walking Tips To Burn More Calories     Some people have to build up to doing the things they want to do. Not everyone has the confidence in there own ability to just trek up a hill or mountain. Or they cant get past there own thoughts of negativity, weather…
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