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Travellers stories: Climbing in Bolivia
After a memorable climbing expedition in Nepal, this adventurer was keen to expand his mountaineering skills. He decided to ascend four mountains over three weeks in Bolivia’s Cordillera Real.
On the couch with Simon Yates: Mountaineer
Simon Yates, mountaineer and climbing expedition leader, shares his fears, aspirations and where he'll take climbers next.
Climbing to the roof of Iran, Mt Damavand
Its majestic volcanic form rises steeply from the Central Alborz mountain range, so what is it like reaching the summit of Asia's highest volcano?
The Importance of Hydration at Altitude - Dr Ross Anderson
Hydration is critical at altitude, more so than at sea level. Dr Ross Anderson explains the signs of dehydration and the best treatment methods.
On the couch with Everest summiteer Allie Pepper
Climbing the highest of heights, Allie Pepper shares tales from her most challenging expedition and what she finds special about the Himalayas.
On the couch with Angel Armesto
How does Aconcagua's most experienced mountaineering guide tackle fear? Find out here and learn why he keeps climbing back for more.
Climbing Mont Blanc: A Trekker's Guide
Tips and advice for climbing Mont Blanc, western Europe's highest mountain. A serious endeavor it is well within reach of fit and experienced trekkers.
Altitude Sickness with Dr Jim Duff
A fantastic summary of the three altitude illnesses (AMS, HACE, HAPE) including diagnosis and treatment from Dr. Jim Duff.
On the couch with mountaineer legend Andrew Lock
We sat down with the mountaineering legend to ask him about his death-defying ascents and what motivates him to keep climbing
Best Mountaineering Expeditions for Beginners
If you are thinking about taking that next step into the world of mountaineering, here are a selection of the best expeditions to consider for beginners.
On the Couch With Monique Forestier
The inside scoop on how Monique Forestier got involved in climbing, what it means to be one of Australia’s best climbers, and the physical and mental requirements of tackling some of the most difficult walls!
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