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15 Nov 2018 Thursday

National Take a Hike Day - 17...

Becky

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On 17th November it's National Take a Hike Day - here are five great reasons why you should get out hiking.

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12 Sep 2018 Wednesday

How to be successful on Kilimanjaro

Sam

Training & Health

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Every year thousands of people visit Tanzania to climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro but not all those attempting this formidable challenge make it to the top.  According to official figures obtained from KINAPA, the Kilimanjaro National Park...

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28 Jan 2018 Sunday

Staying Healthy on Expeditions

Dr Adrian Mellor

Sam

Training & Health

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I always worry about staying healthy when I head off on expeditions.  It seems that there’s so much that can affect you; dodgy water, different food and exposure to new bugs and viruses.  In the first of a series of articles about...

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12 Dec 2017 Tuesday

Can Trekking Improve Your Health?

Sam

Training & Health

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Aside from the sheer satisfaction of standing on top of a mountain or experiencing magnificent views glimpsed through gaps in the trees there is significant evidence to suggest that trekking brings with it many health benefits...

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17 Nov 2017 Friday

Professional Update – Mountain...

Sam

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Yesterday Becky and I attended a very interesting lecture at Leeds Becket University. Titled ‘Introduction to Mountain Medicine’ it was delivered by Monkey Mountaineering’s Medical Advisor, Dr Adrian Mellor. The lecture was...

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