Everest Base Camp: an unforgettable experience

Never in a million years did I think that I would find myself trekking to Everest Base Camp in 2016. I mean, 'roughing it' in my experience means not having my nails done every two weeks. I didn’t even have hiking boots. Or a sleeping bag. Or an idea of where Everest...

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The 2016 Bishops School EBC Trek

A Trek into the Base Camp of Everest with the Bishops School from Cape Town By Mark Mitchell Everest, a word that needs no explanation, a word that is associated with happiness, success, hardship, loneliness, defeat, trust, support, companionship, heroism, loss,...

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Elbrus 2016 • Mount Elbrus Summit Success!

Another Adventures Global success story Adventures Global are proud to announce that Jannie, Sean, Elizabeth, and Elog summitted Mount Elbrus this morning at 10 am. Gary and David decided to descend from the Sedlowina Saddle and they were accompanied down by Ronnie....

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Elbrus 2016 • Ready to Summit Mt Elbrus!

Time to summit Mt Elbrus! The team are well acclimatised and had a good night's sleep. Today they did some skills training on a steep snow slope just below Base Camp. Everyone did extremely well. They had a good rest this afternoon, and will begin their summit push...

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Elbrus 2016 • Pastuckhov Rocks

Up to Pastuckhov Rocks The electric storm of last night presented us with a magnificent display of thunder and lightning and about ten centimetres of snow. Nevertheless, everyone slept well and today the team are moving up to Pastuckhov Rocks as part of another...

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Elbrus 2016 • At The Barrels

A shocking experience! The Adventures Global team arrived safely at The Barrels. They settled in and after lunch, they did an acclimatisation climb up to 4,500 metres. On the descent, they got caught in an electric storm. They descended rapidly to avoid the lightning...

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Elbrus 2016 • The Adventures Global Journey Begins

The first few days of Elbrus 2016 The Adventures Global Elbrus 2016 team arrived safely in Moscow on Saturday afternoon and on Sunday we had some fun in the grounds of the Kremlin and around Red Square. We even bumped in Mr Putin himself. What an incredible city. We...

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Everest 2016 • Celebration at Rum Doodle

Final Celebration Last night the Adventures Global team had their celebration dinner at the Rum Doodle Restaurant in Kathmandu. This officially brings our expedition to an end. Once again, congratulations to everyone involved in the expedition. Our lives will be...

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Everest 2016 • Back in Kathmandu

Time for celebrations in Kathmandu The Adventures Global Everest 2016 team are safely back in Kathmandu after lots of anxiety about flying out of Lukla, but we finally made it. I think the smiles say it all. See all the expedition pics...

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