Category Archives: News

to write or not to write? this is the question

Last week a walker who’s plan had been to complete a circuit in the Wadi Ghalilah area in the Hajar Mountains, just outside of Ras Al Khaimah, was late ringing in to his family as planned. This obviously worried them … Continue reading

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Event- 10th May 2012 UAE Adventure Racing and Adventure HQ Desert Adventure Hike or Run

Kevin West is putting together what sounds like a fantastic and inovative adventure race Information taken from the UAE Adventure Racing Facebook Page Event Overview:  18km (4 checkpoints) or 37km (6 checkpoints) over red dunes on 3/4 moonlit night. Start … Continue reading

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Thursday 15th March 2012 – Arabian Outdoor Social Evening

Please come and join us and the outdoor community for a social evening organised by Simon Cahill of Arabia Outdoors. Mike Nott is speaking about his extensive 4×4 adventures in the region and launching his new advanced offroading book. I’ll … Continue reading

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New Edition of Iconic White Water Nepal Guide now available

First published in 1991 the Third Edition of the White Water Nepal Guide is now available. This iconic rafting and kayaking guide book has seen a thorough update and there are some significant changes. Firstly the original author, Peter ‘Green … Continue reading

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Interesting days- Radio Debute and Outdoor Retail Revisited

I’ve had a really interesting couple of days. Firstly my first radio experience on Thursday morning and then a day and a half helping out on the Adventure HQ shop floor. The radio was a completely new experience, the shop floor of an … Continue reading

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Frenchman climbs world’s tallest tower Burj Khalifa – World – Video – 3 News

EDITED due to vodpod not working “The “French Spider-Man” Alain Robert last night conquered the world’s tallest tower, the Burj Khalifa.

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Successful evacuation of injured walker from Stairway to Heaven

Today I was part of the team that evacuated an injured walker from high in Wadi Ghalila and I feel fortunate to have witnessed such selfless hard graft and co operation from the large team that completed the task so … Continue reading

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