cycling tibet

A really fantastic adventure is to buy a Chinese bike in Lhasa and ride the Friendship Highway to Katmandu, via Everest. Many adventurers are doing this — but it is technically illegal. (As is most of the hiking in Tibet.) Interested? Check Kym McConnell’s authoritative website and guidebook. Tibet Overland – Cycling in Tibet

Makalu

World → Asia → Nepal → Makalu Base Camp  One of the best hikes in the world  Makalu Base Camp  Hike little used trails to the 5th highest mountain in the world. (8,485m) Also known as Tumblingtar to Makalu. Follow in the 1952 footsteps of Edmund Hillary and Eric Shipton.  AT A GLANCE Very few hikers do Makalu …

TOP 10

Updated September 2019. 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 …