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Eastern Turkey, Doğubeyazıt, Mount Ararat (5,137m)

Mount Ararat is a snow-capped volcanic cone, located in extreme northeast Turkey, ten miles west of Iran, and 20 miles south of Armenia. A smaller cone, Little Ararat (12,877 ft.) rises just southeast of the main peak. The noble mountain rises in isolation above the surrounding plains and valleys, providing an extensive panorama for those who climb it. Ararat is a holy mountain.

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Russia Mt Elbrus 5,642 meters

  • Elevation: 18,510 feet (5,642 meters)
  • Prominence: 15,554 feet (4,741 meters)
  • Location: Caucasus Range, Russia. On the border of Asia and Europe.
  • Coordinates: 43°21′18″ N / 42°26′21″ E
  • First Ascent: 1874 by Florence Crauford Grove, Frederick Gardner, Horace Walker, Peter Knubel, and Ahiya Sottaiev (guide).


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French Alps, Mt Blanc (4,810 m)

This is considered to be the normal route up Mont Blanc, and ascends in two stages, but it should not be under-estimated. On the first day the climb takes you up to either the Tete Rousse or Gouter huts. Two hours separate these two huts, and if you are worried about acclimatizing the Tete Rousse is preferable, though it is a longer day on the summit climb. From the Aiguille du Gouter, the route ascends over the Dome du Gouter and then to the Vallot refuge. Here the route meets with the Grand Mulets route to the summit. The final ridge is one of the most spectacular snow ridges in the Alps.

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Lapland, Dog Sledging & Northern Lights Adventure

Nordic ski/ Snow shoe across one of the biggest lakes in Lapland You will be taught how to cope in Arctic conditions, how to build & make fire, setup improvised emergency shelters and travel effectively across the Tundra This coming March few spaces available. Experience the true wilderness way of living in close contact with nature This expedition is the purest way to see Lapland wild spaces.
 


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