Father of the FKT – Buzz Burrell

The poster boy for Fastest Known Times is Kílian Jornet Burgada. As I post, Kilian holds the fastest known time for the ascent and descent of Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Denali and perhaps Everest. But it’s  Buzz Burrell who really popularized the concept, co-founding fastestknowntime.com with Peter Bakwin and Jeff Schuler. Those three run the site on a voluntary basis.  And it’s …

10 great hikes around the world

MojoTravels selected: #10: Everest Base Camp Trek #9: The Trek to Petra #8: Routeburn Track #7: Kungsleden #6: The Torres del Paine “W” Circuit #5: Kalalau Trail #4: Tour du Mont Blanc #3, #2, #1 . . .?? Click PLAY or watch it on YouTube.

TOP 10

Updated November 2021. top 10 hikes #1) West Coast Trail, BC, Canada #2) John Muir Trail, California, USA #3) Tongariro Northern Circuit, New Zealand #4) Ausangate Circuit, Peru #5) Sunshine to Assiniboine, Alberta, Canada #6) Glacier North Circle, Montana, USA #7) Otter Trail, South Africa #8) Everest Base Camp / 3 Passes, Nepal #9) Haute Route …

top 10 trekking peaks

We’ve updated our top 10 section. With input from Kraig Becker, of the Adventure Blog. He’s recently back from his second climb of Kili. 🙂 #1) Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania 5895m #2) Cotopaxi, Ecuador 5897m <wiki><pb><sp> #3) Island Peak, Nepal 6189m <wiki><pb><sp> #4) Mera Peak, Nepal 6476m <wiki><pb><sp> #5) Stok Kangri, India 6153m <wiki><pb><sp> #6) Huayna Potosí, Bolivia 6088m <wiki><pb><sp> #7) Misti Volcano, Peru 5822m #8) Mt. Toubkal, …