Adventure Travel

Pat Falvey “hangs up his boots”

Ireland’s greatest living explorer Corkman Pat Falvey at the Market Cross, Killarney at the weekend when announced that he has retired from extreme adventuring following a lifetime of conquering the world’s highest mountains and most remote regions. Falvey was the first Mountaineer in the world to conquer the highest mountains on seven continents, not once but twice, including Mount Everest North and South.

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Hiking Tips 2

Some hiking tips for uphill and downhill walking and trekking. Pace A pace is a massive part of walking at altitude. Aim to finish the day walking the same speed at which you started. Think rhythm and flow. Tortoise rather than the hare. Pack Adjustments Regularly... read more

Tips & Tricks for Hiking

Get ready faster The easy way? Don’t unpack. When you finish a weekend trip, leave all the stuff you use for nearly every adventure together in your pack. Have an organised rack or bin for each sport: climbing, paddling, etc. That way, you can add activity-specific... read more

Reduce knee pain while hiking

I have seen a lot of people with knee problems in my walking in my time. here are a few things that help with knee troubles. Choose the right shoes What you put on your feet matters. Make sure that you’re wearing properly fitting hiking boots or shoes. Choose boots... read more

winter hiking tips

While hiking is a simple activity, it becomes more difficult to hike in winter due to low temperatures and potentially hazardous conditions on the trek. Nevertheless, if you take some precautions, winter hiking can be a great experience.  However, if you are new to... read more

Winter Gear

Winter hiking requires additional gear which keeps you going safe and steady on snowy or icy trails. Gaiters, crampons and an ice axe are the three most often used items for winter hiking gear. Gaiters prevent snow from entering your boots while crampons provide you... read more

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