Scotland and Ireland Hiking Tours

Andy Crisconi Worldwide Hiking Tours

In conjunction with our friends at Wilderness Scotland and Wilderness Ireland, we are very happy to offer you 2 of the best week-long hiking tours in each country. These are high quality, fully-supported trips through scenic countryside. You focus on the trail, breathtaking scenery and having fun and let your guide do the rest. Immerse yourself in beautiful corner of …

K2 & Baltoro Glacier Trek – Karakoram

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

From 1988 to 2006 we successfully led trekking groups to every corner of the Karakoram. For obvious reasons these treks have been less popular over the years but, with a top notch local agent and the tremendous success of previous groups, we are committed to rediscovering this gem among trekking destinations in 2019. The trek to Camp Concordia and hike …

The Sacred Tsum Valley Trek in Nepal

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

The Tsum Valley landscape is dotted with mani walls, chortens and kaanis (gateway chortens). Chortens are Buddhist religious monuments, also known as stupas, which are distinct features in Tsum Valley. They are erected to ward off evil spirits from places that are identified as thresholds such as confluences and bridges or to commemorate the visit or death of historic figures, …

Huayhuash Trek in Peru

Andy Crisconi Worldwide Hiking Tours

Our new trekking tour in the Cordillera Huayhuash is considered the most challenging hike in Peru and arguably in all of South America. Fewer people trek the Huayhuash than the nearby Cordillera Blanca with most walking and most of the campsites situated above 13,000 feet / 4,000 meters, so the landscape is quite rugged and mountainous. The Huayhuash is famous …

Annapurna Trekking Trips

High Altitude Trekking & CBD

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

If you are on our website and reading this blog you are probably somewhat familiar with altitude sickness. Research says that approximately 20% of people going to altitudes above 8,000 feet (2,500 meters) will have experienced at least one of the most common effects of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS). This rises to 40% at 10,000 feet (3,000 meters) and further …

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Tsum Valley Group Success in Nepal

Andy Crisconi Himalayan Trekking Tours

Hi  Andy, The trek was wonderful. It was just as you had described and what we were looking for: beautiful scenery combined with glimpses of local culture. Thanks for suggesting this trip to us. Skies were clear and very blue. Trails were rocky with many steep ups and downs. We passed many mule and yak caravans carrying supplies. We hiked …