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THE WEEKLY #261: SKARDU PREPARATIONS

After a relaxing few days in Islamabad, it was time to get the K2 Basecamp expedition underway. We boarded a domestic flight from Islamabad to Skardu, which gave us views of Nanga Parbat (8,125m) out the plane window. Upon arrival in Skardu we had a short Jeep ride to the hotel, which was full of …

THE WEEKLY #261: SKARDU PREPARATIONS

MANASLU CIRCUIT TREK PHOTO GALLERY

The Manaslu Circuit Trek is an off-the-beaten-path trail in the Himalayas of Nepal. The route leads you up and around the base of Mount Manaslu as you stay each night in different Tibetan villages along the way. The scenery is incredible, especially the last few days of the circuit as you reach heights of above …

MANASLU CIRCUIT TREK PHOTO GALLERY

K2 BASECAMP TREK PHOTO GALLERY

The K2 Basecamp Trek is one of the most scenic trekking routes in the world with the route passing below many 8000m peaks. This two-week route travels to K2 Basecamp along the Baltoro Glacier en route to reach the foot of the world’s second-highest mountain. The height of K2 Base Camp is just over 5000m …

K2 BASECAMP TREK PHOTO GALLERY

THE WEEKLY #259: SHARK WEEK

Intentionally swimming with sharks is not everyone’s idea of a great week but it’s been on my bucket list for a long time. I never did this activity when I was based on Oahu as it can be a bit expensive, but times have changed and now I had the entire trip comped as a …

THE WEEKLY #259: SHARK WEEK

THE WEEKLY #258: ISLAND FLOW

There’s something nice about having the basic functions of life sorted so you can just enjoy the adventures. With a base set at a hotel in Waikiki, the hikes and beaches are the playgrounds. This week I headed up on a couple of sweet little trails I’d never done like the Koko Crater Rim and …

THE WEEKLY #258: ISLAND FLOW