Training & Health
Getting altitude sickness isn’t a smart move, believe me, I’ve tried it! It plays havoc with your itinerary and has the capacity to totally ruin your trip.
If you don’t recognise the symptoms and fail to do...
Whether you’re trekking to Everest Base Camp, climbing Kilimanjaro or looking to do any travel over 2500m then you ought to have a basic understanding of altitude sickness and how it might affect you.
Suffering from altitude...
On 17th November it's National Take a Hike Day - here are five great reasons why you should get out hiking.
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...
Dr Adrian Mellor
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...