Climbing Mount Kenya: The Chogoria/Shiptons Route

The highest mountain in Africa is Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895m) and it’s the most popular peak to climb. While you get extra cool bragging rights, you’re spending a ton of money for a somewhat mediocre hike. Why not tackle the slightly smaller Mount Kenya (5,199m) which is a much more beautiful, more enjoyable and cheaper hike?... Continue Reading →

Hiking the Otter Trail: 45km in five days

The Otter Trail is a 45km coastal path that crosses numerous rivers, gives you endless ocean views of crashing waves and rewards you with wonderful log cabins to sleep in. It was my favourite hike out of all the walking we did in Africa and one that shouldn't be missed!

Hiking to Wedgemount Lake

Before You Go This is one of the hardest hikes I did while in Whistler. It's a very steep and uneven trail, gaining 1220m elevation in only 7km, and it takes around 4 - 6 hours for the 14km round trip. The lake is glacier fed but you can swim if you're brave enough. There... Continue Reading →

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