Our favourite hike in South America is getting easier. Locals are developing a guided trip where you could sleep under a roof every night.
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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.
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.
- Guide Book
- Cape Scott Water Taxi
- North Coast Trail Shuttle
- Gear List
- Trip Reports
- Guided Trips
Here’s my own take on that hike, one of the best in the world … with some reservations.
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)
… charting the disastrous Everest season of 2014. The director aimed to get a Sherpa’s point of view on climbing Everest after the famous flareup of 2013, and instead was on the ground to document the appalling loss of life and resulting Sherpa strike the following year. …
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