I’ve twice been on the Annapurna Circuit. It has been degraded by road building. In fact, on the more recent trip I enjoyed mountain biking more than hiking. Tripple P. Gurung decided to invent an alternative in the region. The … Continue reading
Totally unaffected by road building, this one of the best hiking adventures in Nepal you can do independently or with a Guide. Mountain IQ has the details. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.
A short inspirational edit from 2015. Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube. If you are considering a Nepal hiking adventure in future check our Annapurna information page. Guides are not required.
I once cycled DOWN from high up on the Annapurna Circuit. Cycling up there (from Kathmandu) sounds tough. Drawn by the majesty of the Nepali Himalaya and its welcoming teahouses, Colt Felters sets out to pedal around the region’s infamous … Continue reading
Rescuers in Nepal are trying to reach more than 20 trekkers trapped below a high Himalayan pass by heavy snowfalls and avalanches as the death toll from the unfolding tragedy was reported to be as high as 32. High winds … Continue reading
Here’s the BIG question when it comes to famed Annapurna: ramblin’ boy – Nepal’s Annapurna Circuit: Is It Still Worth Doing? I trekked Annapurna in 2013, staying mainly on the traditional “roads” on foot and mountain bike. But I now … Continue reading
Adventure Blog: The trek to Annapurna Base Camp has long been seen as one of the best hikes in the world. Wandering through the Himalaya in Nepal, the trail takes backpackers through remote mountain villages, over high passes, and through … Continue reading
by site editor Rick McCharles Farewell Marpha. I’d loved the previous day, cycling down the world’s “deepest” gorge, the Kali Gandaki. Sure you face the odd traffic jam in the Himalaya. 🙂 But cycling was better than walking. Unfortunately, as … Continue reading
by site editor Rick McCharles After 15 days continuous hiking on Manaslu and Annapurna, I was pleased to be able to saddle up on a mountain bike. Mustang Mountain Bikes opened in Muktinath in 2012. It’s run by Jurriaan Prakke … Continue reading
by site editor Rick McCharles I “slept-in” until 5:13am. Enjoyed a hot breakfast. Many had already left, headlights bobbing up the mountain in the dark, worried about wind on the high Pass. My plan was to leave late. To wait … Continue reading