Of all the trekking adventures on the planet, few are as challenging— but rewarding—as the demanding trails that weave through Oman’s Western Hajar range.
Close to Bangkok, but a world removed from Thailand’s crowded tourist hubs, the dramatic peaks of Kanchanaburi province offer prime opportunities for wilderness hiking.
Mount Inerie, the highest peak on Flores, is not a climb for the faint-hearted, as our writer and his group found out as they attempted to scale the mighty volcano without a guide.
Inaccessible for much of the year, the village of Juta in Georgia’s Sno Valley is a portal to some of the most impressive scenery in the Caucasus.
Duncan Forgan’s interest is peaked as he discovers an activity at the height of fashion: scaling Indonesia’s mountains.
The fame of Nepal’s top trekking circuits precedes them. For something quieter, yet still spectacular, the Tsum Valley is heaven-sent.
Located near the border with Tajikistan, the Alai Valley in Kyrgyzstan offers wilderness trekking and inspiring vistas of the High Pamir
Scaling Mount Kinabalu remains one of the region’s most popular active adventures. Duncan Forgan pits his calf muscles to the test on the slopes of Southeast Asia’s highest mountain
This highlight of the Pamir Highway features jagged peaks, a rushing river, and timeless Tajik culture
In a remote corner of Azerbaijan, a ruined crag-top castle site is so dramatic that it’s often compared to the far more famous lost city of the Incas.
Visitors will find odd Soviet-era Communist iconography throughout this South Asia travel destination. Why?