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Getting Healthy for 2017

Getting healthy for 2017   With Christmas and the new years celebrations behind you what do you plan to do with yourself in 2017!   If you are like me you battle with the bulge every year over the Christmas period with all the extravert food on offer and add to the mixture some beverages [...]
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Outdoor Research (OR) Havoc jacket

The Outdoor Research (OR) Havoc jacket is the ideal layer for cold, wet, windy and frequently changing conditions. Lightweight and highly technical, the Havoc features warm PrimaLoft Eco 60g insulation behind a durable, weather-resistant and breathable GORE WINDSTOPPER shell that really keeps the outside conditions at bay on cold and windy days. For really cold [...]
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Everest Base Camp

The way to Everest Base Camp Everest Base Camp The Arrival EBC1 spent late October and November trekking their way through the Khumbu valley of Nepal reaching the heights of Kalapater at 5545m above sea level before spending a couple of days relaxing in Namche Bazar. Nepal is sandwiched between Tibet (China) in the north [...]
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5 of the best hikes from around the world

5 of the best hikes from around the world   1 Kokoda Trail Papua New Guinea This has become somewhat of an Australian pilgrimage through out the years and after the year 2000 it really took off.   While Australian’s have an emotional connection with the place we have seen the numbers of international travelers [...]
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Mount Everest Avalanche

Mount Everest Avalanche An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on the 18th of April along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing 16 Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.   The Sherpa guides were ascending high up above base camp in the khumbu ice fields in the [...]
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Mount Everest

Mount Everest The Mountain Mount Everest also known in Nepal as Sagarmatha and in Tibet/China by various romanisations of Chomolungma is Earths highest mountain standing at 8848 meters or 29029 ft. above sea level. The international border between China and Nepal runs precisely across the summit point. Many people have attempted to summit Mt Everest [...]
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