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England Coast to Coast: What the Guides Say

April 24, 2017 by Ben Walker & Pete Long

There are few treks as satisfying to serious hikers as England’s classic “Coast-to-Coast” trail, considered by many to be one of the top ten hikes in the world! MTS is the only North American adventure travel company to follow all 192 miles of the original “West-to-East” route scouted by Alfred Wainwright, who first blazed the trail in the 1970s. We asked our local guides for their insights into this incredible hike.

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The Toughest Trail in Europe?

February 27, 2017 by Stuart Sommers

Largely unknown outside of Europe, Corsica is often found at the top of the list of the world’s premiere hiking destinations. And it’s one of the most scenic places on Earth, period. Corsica is a veritable mountain in the sea, a playground of pristine waters, jagged coastal paths, unspoilt forests, deep canyons with emerald waters, alpine lakes and snow-capped peaks. Though there are endless hiking possibilities that criss-cross the small Mediterranean island, it’s the GR20 route that hikers dream of completing.

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Walking Spain's Camino de Santiago Webinar

February 02, 2017 by Tmac Lee

Join star guide Erik Perez on Tuesday February 14, 2017, at 10am PST for a webinar on our popular Camino de Santiago journey, and hear about pilgrim trails, historic towns and beautiful parador accommodations. This is one of our most popular classic adventures and a trip of a lifetime!

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Walking Above the Clouds: The Tour du Mont Blanc Express

August 25, 2016 by Rob Feakins

MTS Adventure Traveler Rob Feakins shares with us his interactive story Walking Above the Clouds, which follows his journey through the Mont Blanc Massif.

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Home of the World’s Greatest Explorers: An Armchair Explorer’s Guide to Norway

August 12, 2016 by Jeff Blumenfeld

"One Norwegian explorer discovered the New World 500 years before Columbus. Another was first to cross Greenland by land. In 1911, a Norwegian was first to the South Pole, and in 2006, a fellow countryman nailed history’s longest solo and unresupplied ski journey, 3,000 miles across the South Pole region. Who are these people? When the opportunity arose to visit Oslo and Bergen, and as a passionate, long-time enthusiast of historic exploration, I jumped at the chance to determine why Norway is home to the world’s greatest explorers."

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