Burnham Arlidge, Author at Mountain IQ

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Best Hikes In Patagonia

Often described as the End of the Earth, Patagonia hosts some of the most impressive and un-touched landscapes on our planet. Located at the southern most tip of South America, the Patagonia region stretches

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Top 50 Best Outdoor Adventure Blogs

On this page we have done our best to provide an impartial and comprehensive list of the Top 50 Best Outdoor Adventure Blogs on the web. To compile the ranking list we tracked hundreds of independent

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Bonita Norris Discusses Her 2016 K2 Experience

In June 2016, Bonita Norris attempted to become the first ever British woman to summit K2. No stranger to climbing, the 28 year old was the first British female to summit Mt. Lhotse and the youngest ever

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Japanese Climber Is Back For His 6th Solo Attempt On Everest!

The Japanese climber, Nobukazu Kuriki, is once again attempting to climb Everest solo. This will be his sixth attempt. What’s more, he’s doing it with the use of only one finger!  Last year

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Everest Bans Indian Mountaineering Cheaters

An Indian police couple have been banned from attempting any mountaineering activities in Nepal for 10 years after it was discovered recently that they faked their Everest summit photos. The duo managed

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Kilian Jornet To Attempt Everest Record

Kilian Jornet, one of the world’s greatest alpine athletes, is about to attempt his most demanding challenge to date. Jornet has ascended Denali, Aconcagua, Mont Blanc and Cervino in record times,

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Body Found On K2 – Authorities Seeking Help To Identify

Just this week sad news has reached us that the remains of a climber has been found on K2. Researchers working on the mountain found the body last week but have so far been unsuccessful in identifying

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Top 6 Easy Treks In Patagonia

A land forgotten by time, Patagonia is a true wilderness and one of least touched landscapes on earth. Located along the southern tip of South America, Patagonia boasts a wide array of landscapes that

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Huge Avalanche Brings K2 Climbing Season To An End

K2, the second tallest mountain on earth, will almost certainly see no more summit attempts this season as a huge avalanche brings the climbing season to an abrupt end. The avalanche, which hit the camp

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New Climbing Regulations For Mount Everest

Last week, the Nepalese government announced that it would be setting new regulations for climbing Mount Everest. These new regulations, which are by no means the first regulations to hit Everest in recent

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Nepal Books And Trekking Guides

Welcome to our library of Nepal Books and Trekking Guides. Below we have tried to synthesis the best trekking guidebooks and general fiction books on Nepal mountaineering. We are constantly updating our

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Best Treks In Bhutan

The Land Of The Thundering Dragon is a unique nation of mountains and wild landscapes. Situated in the eastern Himalayas, Bhutan is a country unlike any other, a country where time has seemingly stood

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Best Places To Visit In Bhutan

Bhutan lies deep within the Western Himalayas and provides a stunning mix of old-world charm and glorious landscapes. Bhutan is a nation forgotten to time, a nation that is often describes as the happiest

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Best Day Hikes In Patagonia – Quick (But Comprehensive) Overview

Located on the southern tip of South America, Patagonia is one of the last untouched wilderness on earth. A landscape of jagged mountains and pristine glacial lakes, Patagonia is famed for its diverse

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Best Time To Visit Bhutan

Bhutan is one of the mountainous and beautiful countries on the planet. However, although set deep within the Western Himalayas, Bhutan is by no means a cold and much of the county lies in a sub-tropical

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Everest Base Camp Trek Cost: Financial Considerations

So you are planning to trek Everest Base Camp. Awesome! One thing you must be wondering about is the typical Everest Base Camp trek cost. In this article we have set out a detailed overview to help you

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Kingdom Of Bhutan Facts And Trivia

Tucked away deep in the Himalayas, Bhutan is a land lost in time, a mysterious country of peaks, lakes and nomadic lifestyles. Its isolation however, has tuned the country into one of the most fascinating

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Spectacular Festivals In Bhutan – Land Of The Thunder Dragon

Although Bhutan is one of the most spectacular places on earth, the country is actually most famous for its exuberant religious festivals known as Tshechus. Every temple and Dzong in the country holds

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How To Get To Bhutan

Like many trekkers looking for a new adventure, you may well have decided that Bhutan is your next stop. Bhutan is one of the most remote and mountainous countries on earth and, as you have probably guessed,

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