The Walker’s Haute Route: Unguided, Unmapped and with a Tent

From Chamonix to Zermatt, from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn, how could you go wrong with a hike like this! The Walker’s Haute Route is an absolutely stunning trail that offers what I would consider to be the classic Alps experience: beautiful mountain hamlets, green flower-rich valleys, gorgeous snow-capped peaks and almost constant access to […]

Peru Wrap-up and Budget

From the moment we set foot in Peru, we felt at ease. Whether it was because we had been there before or because of the snow-capped mountains and friendly people, we loved every minute of it. We went to Peru for the hiking, specifically for the Alpamayo Circuit and the Salkantay Trek, but we left […]

Gear List

Packing for a trip like this can be pretty daunting.  As people who have hiked extensively, we have our hiking gear pretty dialed.  However, planning for multiple trails, in a variety of environments, all the while traveling around the world, adds new layers of complexity.  Trying to find a balance between weight, durability, and adaptability […]