Morocco Twin Peaks Challenge

Morocco Twin Peaks Challenge: London Hikers UK

"Fantastic trip with wonderful people. We were extremely lucky to be herded by the nicest mountain guide in the region, who walked us up and down both mountains in very steady fashion. A stellar trip. I'm missing mountains already!"

"Very well organised, challenging but very rewarding; fantastic people and a charming guide; thank you!"

"Thanks to wonderful guide Muhammad, Omars, Hassans, and finally to an amazing group of friends which made this experience an unforgettable one by all means!"

"The best group, the best guide, the most fun. Thanks guys. Had an awesome time!"

"What a brilliant experience. A great trek leader and brilliant people to share this adventure with, thanks to to all."

"An unforgettable experience!! Could not have been better. A huge THANKS to everyone involved!!!"

The London Hikers Group | Wimbledon UK
 
 

In the Wake of Mawson

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Encouraged by the success of the 1908/09 Nimrod Expedition, and in particular his successful trip to the South Magnetic Pole, Douglas Mawson planned to lead his own expedition to explore the Antarctic coastline directly south of Australia. The Australasian Antarctic Expedition sailed from Hobart on 2nd December 1911. The Expedition made a brief stop at Macquarie Island to establish a radio base and then continued south making landfall at Cape Denison in Commonwealth Bay. Unbeknownst to Mawson and his men they had discovered the windiest place on the planet, renowned as the ‘home of the blizzard’. Mawson's Hut at Cape Denison still stands; protected against the extreme weather for which the region is renowned. Cape Denison has historically been one of the very few ice free and readily accessible areas along the East Antarctic coastline. However when the Mertz Glacier tongue broke off in 2010 it blocked the annual movement of sea ice preventing any shipping and effectively isolating the area, we have been monitoring conditions in this region since and now see opportunities to return and explore this majestic, remote coastline.

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Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Invercargill, overnight hotel
DAY 2 Board the Akademik Shokalskiy and set sail
DAY 3 Snares Island
DAYS 4/5 The Auckland Islands
DAY 6 At Sea
DAYS 7/8 Macquarie Island, home to an abundance of wildlife
DAYS 9/11 At sea
DAYS 12/18 Flexible itinerary exploring Commonwealth Bay
DAYS 19/22 At sea
DAYS 23/24 Campbell Island
DAY 25 At Sea
DAY 26 Disembark Port Bluff where trip concludes with a transfer to Invercargill

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Trip Code: MAW
Trip Grading:
Duration:  26 days
Activities:  Cruising
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Next Trip:  08 January 2018
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price: USD$16000 Main Deck Twin
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Options & Supplements*
Superior US $ 18500
Superior Plus US $ 19800
Mini Suite US $ 20750
Heritage Suite US $ 22000
Mandatory Landing Fees US $ 880

*Prices listed are per person

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we are also associated with:
Fred Hollows Foundation
Porter Protect
Wilderness
The Himalayan Trust UK