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Here in this hiking archive, you can find all of the individual hiking articles as well as my massive hiking guide for different destinations around the world.

SNOW LAKE TREK IN PAKISTAN: ULTIMATE GUIDE

The Snow Lake Trek is known as one of the most beautiful high-altitude trails in Pakistan. The Lake is actually a high-altitude glacial basian found at the convergence of the Biafo and Hispar glaciers. With a width of more than 16km, this area has the largest concentration of glacial ice outside of Antarctica. Snow Lake …

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MOUNT BALOY: THE TOUGHEST HIKE IN THE PHILIPPINES

Mount Baloy is one of those adventures that push you to the edge of your comfort zone. It’s a steep physical challenge, but it’s the arduous conditions that make this one of the most challenging hikes in the Philippines. We were wet every single moment of the hike except when sleeping, I pulled more than …

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CASARORO FALLS IN VALENCIA: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

Casaroro Falls is an incredible single-drop waterfall in the mountain region of Valencia. Just a 20-minute drive from the town of Dumaguete on Negros Island, this gem is one of many amazing waterfalls in the region. To reach the falls, there is a short hike down a few hundred stairs before a short river trek. …

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CLIMBING MOUNT MAKALU (8,463M)

Mount Makalu, is the world’s fifth-highest mountain, reaching a lofty height of 8,463m. Located in the Mahalangur Himalayas on the border between Nepal and the Tibet Autonomous Region (China), it is situated twelve miles from Mount Everest. Makalu means ‘Great Black One’, due to its dark rock formation although it is mostly covered in snow and ice. I trekked …

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MAKALU BASE CAMP TREK: ULTIMATE GUIDE

The Makalu Base Camp Trek is an off-the-beaten-path expedition in the Himalayas of Nepal. It’s longer, more rugged, and presents an intense physical challenge compared to more established trekking routes in Nepal. The trek to Makalu Basecamp takes most trekkers at least 8 days to reach a top altitude of 5,050 meters. Trekkers then need …

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YALA PEAK CLIMB IN LANGTANG, NEPAL

Yala Peak is one of the most popular ‘trekking peaks’ in the Langtang Valley Region. At 5,500m in height, it presents a challenge for newcomer climbers and a great acclimatization opportunity. The expedition begins with three days of trekking along the Langtang Valley Trek before a two-day summit attempt of the peak itself. The highlight …

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TSERKO RI HIKE FROM KYANJIN GOMPA

From the small, mountain village of Kyanjin Gompa in Langtang, there are two awesome day-hikes. The smaller and most popular hike is Kyanjin Ri while the longer and more strenuous option is Tserko Ri. The Tserko Ri viewpoint towers over Kyanjin Gompa and has almost 1500m of vertical gain to the summit. Tserko Ri (5000m) …

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KYANJIN RI HIKE FROM KYANJIN GOMPA

From the small, mountain village of Kyanjin Gompa in Langtang, there are two awesome day-hikes. The smaller and most popular hike is Kyanjin Ri while the longer and more strenuous option is Tserko Ri. The Kyanjin Ri viewpoint towers over Kyanjin Gompa and has more than 750m of vertical gain in just a few kilometers. …

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LANGTANG VALLEY TREK: THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

The Langtang Valley Trek is a unique expedition in the Himalayas of Nepal. While shorter than many other popular treks in Nepal, the adventurous expeditions and day-hikes throughout this route make it one of my favorites. After three days of trekking, you will reach Kyanjin Gompa. From this small mountain town, there are several incredible …

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PRIDE ROCK TO PU’U OHULEHULE HIKE

Pride Rock is one of the best sunrise viewpoints on Oahu taking just 30-minutes to reach and offering incredible views of the Kualoa Mountains and the Kaneohe Region. However, if you continue on the trail past Pride Rock, this challenging and technical route will lead you up the narrow ridge to the summit of Pu’u …

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