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New itinerary available now: Trekking with Donkeys – Italy

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Would you like to learn how to look after a donkey, and take it trekking with you in Italy?
Check out our new holiday at http://trekmountains.com/italy/donkey-trekking-appenines/

Available May to Octoer, this is an ideal week-long trip for spring or autumn half term holidays for families, and for anyone looking for a relaxed trek that goes back to a century when travelling with donkeys was the norm…

Charles Masters’ trip to Cho Oyu

Best wishes to friend of trekMountains, Charles Masters on his trip to summit Cho Oyu, at 8201m the world’s 6th highest mountain. You can follow his blog here: http://chooyu2013.wordpress.com/

Charles took some great photos when he came with trekMountains on the Alta Via 1 in the Italian Dolomites, and kindly gave us his permission to use them.

You can see some of his photos in our Italy Gallery

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Maurice Herzog

Maurice Herzog, pioneering Annapurna mountaineer, dies
If you haven’t read Annapurna by Maurice Herzog, I strongly recommend you put this book on your Christmas list – it is a fascinating read about the exploratation of the Himalaya 8000m peaks. When the expedition set out they didn’t know whether they were going to climb Annapurna or Dhaulagiri – it depended which mountain they found first! Now that’s what I call a proper recce trip!

Maurice Herzog – photo taken from BBC news website
Maurice Herzog

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