Alpine huts take you to some spectacular spots right up in the mountains. If you’ve never stayed in an Alpine hut before it can be hard to know what to pack, and what the etiquette is around meals, equipment, sleeping arrangements and so on. Here’s our guide on what to expect in most huts we use in the Alps.
How’s your personal organisation? Knowing your gear, layering, glove systems, getting ready in sub-zero conditions, being on time and being ready to accept the unexpected. On paper all this appears so simple, but fumbling with gloves in a sub zero blizzard can result in frost bitten fingers very quickly. Read more about personal organisation.
This autumn we have teams heading to all three of the most interesting and enjoyable routes up Kilimanjaro Africa’s highest peak, but which one will you choose? Selecting a route can often be a tough choice with so much information. Which is the most difficult, has the best scenery, the most footfall or the best acclimatisation?
Adventure Peaks stocks the widest range of High Altitude boots anywhere in the UK, we are the only place you can try on multiple types of double and triple boots and compare the fit under one roof. We are the altitude experts!
Expeditions and Treks can both require specialist equipment and it is important you plan ahead to ensure your gear is appropriate and fits!