Challenges for 2019 slim

8 MONUMENTAL CHALLENGES FOR 2019

Be it cycling your first 100 miles, running your first marathon, or let’s say… crossing your first desert, no 12 months is complete without locking horns with a new challenge …

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POSTCARD HIGHLIGHTS FROM A YEAR OF EXPEDITIONS

It seems like just last week that we were putting together the highlights from 2017, but here we are. Another year has flown by. Twelve months of expeditions and adventures …

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ADVENTURES FOR GOOD IN 2019

Travel and adventure can be strictly personal pursuits, selfish even, and that’s cool. It’s valuable escapism, time to think, time to develop both physically and mentally. But it can also …

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Alpine Adventures in Greenland's Schweizerland Alps.

6 ADVENTURES TO UP YOUR ALPINE GAME

Whether your eye is on that first 5000m+ summit, using crampons and ice axes for the first time or gaining the knowledge to plan your own expedition, here are six expeditions to …

INTERVIEW: ALPINE EXPERT PHIL DE-BEGER

After leading two Secret Compass expeditions in Iraqi Kurdistan he’s briefly back in the UK before he heads out to Georgia for our Alpine Skills Expedition in May, so we caught up with …

BOOTS AND CRAMPONS

Packing the right kit is an essential part of any expedition and using the wrong kit in extreme locations can have sever consequences, putting your safety at risk and jeopardising …

THE DARIEN GAP

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There is definitely a reason Secret Compass runs expeditions not tours. You couldn’t feel further from being a tourist, their expeditions are such genuine experiences. The guides were absolutely 110% …

THE TRANSPANAMA THRU-HIKE

Panamanian Rick Morales has done what very few trekkers would even dare to attempt, let alone imagine: mapped out a new hiking trail across the length of his country. As …

EXPEDITION CLOTHING

In this quick video, Secret Compass’s director Tom Bodkin shows you what you need to take with you on an expedition into the jungle across desert or through savannah-styled terrain.

MADE IN MADAGASCAR

The best thing about the expedition for me was seeing parts of the world you would never see unless you hiked there.  Only a few people will see the sights …

Crossing Bhutan

CROSSING BHUTAN

a human-powered journey through the land of Gross National Happiness

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