Climb for Nepal Update + Your Chance to Hike the Everest Base Camp Trek

Best hiking trip to Nepal
Our Himalayan Odyssey trip was designed for Wildland's 30th anniversary. It embodies adventure travel and focuses on the principles on which Wildland was founded.  One of our core policies is that all of our trips should give back to the communities that we are visiting. Since this is a special trip we decided to ...
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Visit Khao Yai National Park with Wildland!

Khao Yai Grasslands
Located a short 3-hour drive from Bangkok, Khao Yai National Park is a beautiful sanctuary for a diverse collection of wildlife encompassing 320 species of birds and 66 species of mammals, including a healthy population of about 200 wild elephants. It is the oldest of the national parks in Thailand and part of a large forest complex declared a Worl...
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Day 1 in Peru: Ccochahuasi Animal Sanctuary and Pisaq Town

Day 1 in Peru: Ccochahuasi Animal Sanctuary and Pisaq Town
Our very happy alumni travelers, Steve & Allison, are currently on a celebratory Galapagos and Machu Picchu trip honoring their 34th wedding anniversary. They sent us this recap of day one on the Peru portion of their trip. (We will feature Galapagos post-trip, promise!) Peru Day 1 Our Galapagos days are over. We got off the boat, checked into ...
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Step up your adventure in Patagonia!

Step up your adventure in Patagonia!
We love getting updates from our travelers in the field. Keiko, a Wildland alumni currently on our Hiker's Patagonia Adventure , sent us this epic photo from Fitz Roy in Los Glaciares National Park. Her reaction is the same one I had the first time I saw Fitz Roy peek out from under a blanket of cloud cover – an overwhelming feeling of wonder at th...
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How to Train Last Minute for a Big Adventure

How to Train Last Minute for a Big Adventure
Several months ago my co-workers and I decided to climb Washington's tallest peak, Mt. Rainier, which stands at 14,416'. Our goal was to use this climb to fundraise to bring solar power to five schools in Nepal that were devastated by the 2015 earthquake. I'm a very active person and have climbed some tall peaks, but climbing Mt. Rainier was by far my biggest objective to date. On top of that, my fellow co-workers are incredible athletes with a lot more experience in mountaineering and I wanted to make sure I could compete. My goal was to keep up my normal routine, and then train hard for the last two months before the climb. Unfortunately, I just didn't have extra time to start my training in June, so when July 1st came around, I knew I had to step up my game . Here is an outline of the five...
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