Looking to hot-foot off on your own independent hill adventures? Then put your annual leave to better use in 2019 and acquire and develop your expedition skills.
For those who want to learn expedition skills that will help them plan and execute their own independent travel, this adventure to the Balkans does just that. Spend 10 days exploring the Sar Mountains of Albania, Macedonia, and Kosovo during this unique cultural opportunity while gaining practical knowledge in the field in a world-class hiking destination.
- Develop skills in a real world environment
- Learn from highly qualified expedition leaders
- Trek long-distance trails that are truly epic in scale
- Summit Mt Korab (2764m), the highest peak of Albania and Macedonia.
You will trek the newest section of the High Scardus Trail. This hike is 495 kilometres and crosses the borders of Macedonia, Kosovo, and Albania. There are long and challenging days that are self-supported and which provide training for larger independent trips. This is a hugely rewarding adventure for anyone with a taste for connecting with nature and solo travel.
During your trek, you will learn first aid, negotiate river crossings, learn leadership skills, cross high passes, summit a mountain, and more. If you have a good level of general fitness, you should be able to enjoy the challenges of this trip. No previous experience is necessary but the operators do suggest you train for long distance walks if you can.
Enquire to day to save your spot this fantastic Balkans expedition.