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Paragliding over Angel Falls

HOW IT FEELS TO FLY OVER ANGEL FALLS

After five full days of hiking to get there, it took just 15 minutes to descend, dropping nearly 1,000m into the Venezuelan treetops from atop a massive plateau in the …

horse riding argentina

HOW TO LIVE LIKE A GAUCHO

The term “gaucho” likely derives from the Quecha word “huachu,” meaning orphan or vagabond. They were, and still are, among the most skilled horse riders and handlers in South America. …

AGS PACKRAFTING WEEKEND

The folks behind the Adaptive Grand Slam are expanding their portfolio of adventure opportunities for disabled people and in doing so, they’ve teamed up with Secret Compass. In November 2017, …

WATCH: THE PLACE OF THE GAELS

Volatile weather systems and conditions with a nasty habit of turning on their head within an instant, means adventure in the Scottish Highlands rarely runs without hitch. It’s never simple, …

SCALING AFRICA’S THIRD PEAK

In mid-September of 2017, Financial Times journalist Martin Fletcher embarked on a mission to reach the summit of Mt Stanley and Secret Compass helped him achieve that goal. Below is …

Life Coach, Renan Ortzuk and Alex Honnold

LIFE LESSONS ON EXPEDITION

When conditions turned on Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk during a first ascent expedition of Alaska’s Ruth Gorge, the result was an inwards look at life’s big questions.

Volcanos in Kamchatka as shot on Secret Compass expedition by Cheryl Hindle

FIRE ICE AND BEARS IN THE RUSSIAN FAR EAST

Dividing the Pacific Ocean to the east and the Sea of Okhotsk to the west, Kamchatka is a 1,250 kilometre long peninsula of absolute isolation. It’s the home of Eurasia’s …

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