Andrew Roux, Author at Mountain IQ

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Tips For Trekking Companies: 5 Ways You Can Improve Your Service

To help deliver their service, many adventure travel brands use small on the ground operators, called Destination Management Companies. To avoid any mishaps, let’s look at a few ways any trek company

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Peak Climbing in Nepal

Since the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) was formed in 1978, peak climbing in Nepal has become more popular than ever. In fact, there are now over 30 trekking peaks in Nepal with more being opened

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Aconcagua Climbing Permit – Important Information

People from most countries require no visa to enter Argentina (check if your country needs a visa), but to gain admittance to Aconcagua Provincial Park, various permits must be obtained, a condition introduced

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The Definitive List of Places to Visit in Nepal and Things to Do!

Whilst the famous mountainous country of Nepal is known for its soaring peaks, wild landscape and mountaineering expeditions, there’s actually far more to Nepal than many people realise. The mountains

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Khumbu Cough – The High Altitude Hacking Cough

The Khumbu cough, also referred to as the high altitude hack, is a cough caused by the low humidity and temperatures associated with high altitudes. The Khumbu cough is named after the valley that leads

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Best Hikes In Nepal – There’s Something for Everyone Here

With many of the worlds tallest mountains on earth, it’s easy to see why Nepal is such a hot-spot for hikers. The wild landscape, rugged terrain and beautiful vistas make the tiny mountain country

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Internet Access On An Everest Base Camp Trek

Although many people come to Everest to get away from the rat race and escape the hectic lifestyle that city living brings, receiving internet and mobile signal is still very important. Mobile coverage Up

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Aconcagua Climbing Season – Best Time to Climb Aconcagua

Aconcagua is a beautiful mountain sculpted by glaciers. It the second-highest of the Seven Summits at 22,841 feet – Everest is 29,029 feet. Aconcagua is more than 4,000 feet higher than any of the other

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Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty

With more than 30,000 tourists a year, the Everest Base Camp trek (EBC) is the single most popular trek in Nepal. The name alone conjures visions of soaring peaks and sky-high altitudes, but just how

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Aconcagua Weather and Forecast Information

Because Aconcagua is such a large geographic structure, it often creates its own weather. The climate surrounding Aconcagua is affected by a number of factors including marine currents, winds and orography.

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