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Triglav summiting or how to tame Goldenhorn

January 16, 2017
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Triglav is the Slovenia’s highest mountain, featuring three peaks with the highest one reaching 2864 meters. According to one of the legends, there was a magical Goldenhorn inhabiting the Triglav Mountains. The horns of the mysterious creature were made of gold and would make anyone who caught Goldenhorn forever rich. The Goldenhorn was never caught due to its artfulness in escaping from the chasers, even when injured. The magic power of Goldenhorn was hidden in a divine flower protecting him from deathly wounds. The flower was growing in the crevices of Triglav and boasted unfathomable beauty. 

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The best trekking and climbing routs in Greece - Mount Olympus

December 29, 2016
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Who of us, when reading the Greek myths, would not dream to see the mountain awing the ancient Greeks? Even these days Mytikas’s (Mount Olympus’s modern name) peak can be rarely seen as it is almost always hidden behind the dense clouds. Due to this reason, the ancient people believed Mount Olympus to be the place of residence of Gods, unreachable and invisible to human. Mytikas means "nose" and takes the name from its shape reminding of a human’s nose. Every proud-hearted Greek should at least once ascend the mountain; it is almost a duty, an unwritten rule, so to say, and numerous Greeks, sometimes in big groups, often ascend the mountains without wearing any special shoes or helmets. 

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Hiking in Tropical Paradise: Adventure Travel in Luxurious Escape Islands

June 14, 2016
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We decided to make a roundup of the greatest hikes in some of the world's most gorgeous islands and archipelagos, but at Adventure Compass we understand that not many people even barely consider great hiking areas when they think of tropical island paradises. So if your partners prefer to lie on a beach and you want to go hiking on your next adventure travel, there's no need to compromise. Simply take a look at these trekking areas on paradise islands from the Caribbean to the Pacific.

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The World’s Most Impressive Caves

June 14, 2016
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Caves, love them or loathe them, but it is undoubtedly a certain mystery surrounding these subterranean tunnels and caverns found in towering mountains or wriggling under the earth beneath our feet. Some caves were once lived in by people and some significant caverns are still undiscovered to this day.

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Adventure Tours Basics: Average walking distance per day

June 01, 2016
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On average, a person has a step span of about 2.1 to 2.5 feet. That implies that it may take over 2, 000 steps to walk one mile, and 10, 000 steps will be approximately 5 miles. 1, 000 to 3,000 steps each day could be the only distance beaten by a sedentary person.

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How much does it cost to climb Mt Everest

June 01, 2016
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“How much does it cost to climb Mount Everest?” is one of the most common questions asked by hopeful climbers when they plan adventure holidays. Climbing Everest costs as much as a car and up to $45,000. 

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Climb Each Continent’s Highest Peak: Africa and Antarctica

May 31, 2016
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To conquer each continent’s highest mountain is the greatest challenge of each climber, yet not even 300 mountaineers have claimed this prize yet.

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