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IN THE PRESS

what the media say

Our audacious approach to travel raises eyebrows and sets the scene for extraordinary tales of camaraderie, challenge and adventure. This has been recognised and covered by some of the world’s leading media outlets. Below you’ll find recent coverage and just a few of our favourite examples from over the years.

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thetelegraph

The Last Unexplored Places on Earth

The Telegraph

DARIEN GAP, PANAMA

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There’s No War in the Wakhan

Adventure.com

Was it worth the risk? Every bit. There is a cultural code of protection, community and friendship in the Wakhan that extends to those who travel there. I returned with a shifted mindset and the world has seemed a safer place to me ever since.

WAKHAN CORRIDOR, AFGHANISTAN

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7 Truly Epic Trips For Deeply Adventurous Travellers

AFAR Magazine

SIBERIA, RUSSIA

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Most Extreme Tours with Wild Animals

CNN Travel

GABON, AFRICA

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Weekend Warriors: Adventure Beckons in the Brecon Beacons

The Guardian

“With abseiling, ziplining over a river, rafting and hikes, a two-night camping adventure in the south Wales national park proves energy-sapping – and boundless fun.”

WALES, UK

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Extreme Digital Detox, Siberia Edition

Outside Magazine

“Then there are outfitters like Secret Compass, which takes travelers so far off the grid that their phones are reduced to nothing more than cameras and flashlights.”

NENETS, SIBERIA

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The Perilous Path up Congo’s Mt Stanley

Financial Times

Of all the predicaments in which one could find oneself in war-scourged, guerrilla-infested, poverty-afflicted eastern Congo, this must be one of the most improbable.

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

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Trekking Iran’s Lut Desert: In Pictures

The Guardian

LUT DESERT, IRAN

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Adventures with Survival Experts

How To Spend It, FT

“A select cohort of former military and special-forces reservists is reinventing the landscape of adventure travel.”

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natgeotraveller

Iran: Mission Impassable

Nat Geo Traveller

This is no ordinary holiday, but then Secret Compass is no ordinary tour operator. In fact, don’t call it a tour operator at all. The team hates that. If ‘exploratory expedition company’ sounds militaristic – it’s because it is.

LUT DESERT, IRAN

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sc-bloomberg

The 16-day Hike Through Snow, Ice and Live Volcanoes You’ll Kill to Go On.

Bloomberg Online

Secret Compass will lead you safely through the Land of Fire and Ice (otherwise known as Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula)—if you’re brave enough.”

KAMCHATKA, RUSSIA

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The Journal