Drew posted the best Ausangate page we’ve yet seen.
Ausangate is one of our top 10 hikes in the world.
Distance: 42.8 miles
Elevation Gain: 9406 ft
Minimum Elevation: 12498 ft
Maximum Elevation: 16,828 ft
Time: 5 days
Visa: Single entry tourist visa to Peru for US citizens
Trail Condition: Wide fired road on the start which narrows to single track and alpaca trails
Cell Phone Reception: None
Trail to Peak – A COMPLETE GUIDE TO THE AUSANGATE TREK
If you are considering this amazing adventure, that page is MUST READ.
Our favourite hike in South America is getting easier. Locals are developing a guided trip where you could sleep under a roof every night.
Click over to Adventure Junkies — HIKING THE AUSANGATE TREK IN PERU
Swarms of aqua-blue butterflies, foaming waterfalls, hidden swimming lagoons, lime-green parakeets and chirping songbirds high up in the trees – this was what I’d come to find in the verdant Colombian jungle, along the winding trail to the Lost City.
HIKING COLOMBIA’S LOST CITY OF TEYUNA
One of our best hikes in South America.
MB Guiding posted the best page for hikers interested in planning a North Coast Trail adventure either independently or guided.
North Coast Trail – Cape Scott Provincial Park
The North Coast Trail is a remote and challenging coastal backpacking trip. Beach sections dominate the trail, like this stretch between Christensen Point and Laura Creek Camp. We arrive at camp each night, tired from the terrain and happy from the sights.
Here’s my own take on that hike, one of the best in the world … with some reservations.
- up to 8 days
- up to 120km (74.5mi)
The … Naukluft hiking trail is regarded as one of Africa’s toughest. I went along to find out why. …
Travel Namibia News (2012)
related – EXPLORING THE NAUKLUFT ON FOOT – MAPS AND FACTS
World Expeditions will guide your 152 day trek,1700km.
Three trekkers are just setting out on this year’s thru hike walking until July 27, 2017.
(via Adventure Blog)
The guided Manaslu Circuit trek in Nepal is one of the very best hikes in the world.
Some good news.
The April 2015 earthquake triggered landslides that destroyed many sections of the Budi Gandaki Trail, cutting off Upper Gorkha, affecting the movement of local people and trekkers on the Manaslu Circuit.
Now, engineers have used cantilever technology to restore damaged sections of the trail along the narrowest and steepest parts of the Budi Gandaki gorge. …
(via Manaslu Circuit Trek)