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NEW EXPEDITION: SOCOTRA 2020

Bisecting the island from coast to coast, this 120km camel supported journey will trek into the heart of the Hajhir Massif, tackling the highest non-technical trekking peaks of Socotra. En …

FULL LINEUP FOR AWA 2019 ANNOUNCED

As the first opportunity to see the films from Kendal Mountain Festival in London, we’re really excited to announce our full lineup of films for Audience with Adventure 2019. Below …

BASE MAGAZINE ISSUE #02 OUT NOW

If you’ve not yet grabbed a copy of BASE magazine, what are you waiting for? This awesome new adventure magazine from our friends at BASE documents the full spectrum of …

AUDIENCE WITH ADVENTURE RETURNS FOR 2019

That’s right our annual one night film festival is back! There’s not much we can release just yet, but we’re exited to be bringing big screen adventure back to the …

WE NEED YOUR VOTE

We’ve made the final stages of the 2019 AFAR Travellers’ Choice Awards and the public vote is now open so now we need your help! The AFAR Travellers’ Choice Awards …

COMING SUMMER 2019: BASE MAGAZINE

From the Secret Compass headquarters, landing summer 2019 BASE magazine is a brand new quarterly magazine sharing inspirational stories from the world of adventure. Through the medium of print, BASE …

YOUR NEXT ADVENTURE SHOULD BE RIVER BASED

Compounding around 71 % of the earth’s surface and roughly 65% of our own bodies, H2O is the absolute lifeblood of this planet – connecting alpine glaciers to the jungles and lowlands, to the shorelines and oceans …

FOUR LEARNING ADVENTURES FOR 2020

Lead an expedition and you offer a team a once in a lifetime adventure, teach a team their own skillset and you’ll offer them a lifetime of adventure.

THE CLIMBING CHOLITAS OF BOLIVIA

Having all worked for years as cooks and porters in the high camps of the Andes, four years ago, a group of Bolivian Aymara indigenous women aged between 24 and 52 …

8 MONUMENTAL CHALLENGES FOR 2019

Be it cycling your first 100 miles, running your first marathon, or let’s say… crossing your first desert, no 12 months is complete without locking horns with a new challenge …

WIN AN ADVENTURE WEEKEND FOR TWO

Need more adventure in 2019 but don’t know where to start? Well, we’ve got just the thing. We teamed up with Geographical Magazine to give away An Adventure Weekend in …

ADVENTURES FOR GOOD IN 2019

Travel and adventure can be strictly personal pursuits, selfish even, and that’s cool. It’s valuable escapism, time to think, time to develop both physically and mentally. But it can also …

DAVID LAMA IS THE FIRST TO SUMMIT LUNAG RI

The name David Lama is synonymous with big challenging climbs and pioneering first ascents in the Himalaya and around the world and in October 2018 the Austrian climber and mountaineer …

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FULL LINEUP ANNOUNCED

We’ve kept you in the dark for long enough. After no shortage of deliberation, we can finally defuse the growing anticipation as we announce the films for An Audience with …

5 TRIPS TO DIGITAL DETOX IN 2019

In unfamiliar lands, and far-removed from the everyday, these are five expeditions which will feed your soul’s cravings. It’s time to put down your phone, access to your emails and …

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AN AUDIENCE WITH ADVENTURE 2018

With a fresh deluge of outdoor cinematography, Audience with Adventure will return on November 21st as the first opportunity in London to see the latest and greatest from Kendal Mountain …

Introducing Secret Compass Adventures

INTRODUCING: SC ADVENTURES

Adrenaline and discovery, awe-inspiring landscapes and mind blowing experiences, pure joy and unadulterated freedom! Without exception, our time in the field has been defined by these concepts, be it exploring the peaks …

EVEREST IN THE ALPS TO RAISE £1MILLION

Over the four days skiers were pushed to their limits and beyond as they ascended up to 2,500 metres each day, burning calories equivalent to completing 8 back-to-back marathons over …

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WIN TICKETS TO THE ADVENTURE TRAVEL SHOW

Now in its 22nd year, as always, this year promises plenty of inspiration in the way of talks, workshops and seminars from all corners of adventure. Amongst the action, Secret …

Jägermeister Ice Cold Gig 2017

Finally, after months of silence we’re able to share with you the fruits of our last few months of labour. The 2017 Jägermeister Ice Cold Gig. Suspended on a space …

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HOW TO LIVE LIKE A GAUCHO

The term “gaucho” likely derives from the Quecha word “huachu,” meaning orphan or vagabond. They were, and still are, among the most skilled horse riders and handlers in South America. …

Win Two Tickets for ATFF

WIN TICKETS TO ATFF!

To celebrate The Adventure Travel Film Festival’s 7th birthday, the kind folk behind the action have given Secret Compass two tickets to give away to the London Festival. Two passes …

MSR tents in the Mount Halgurd region of the Zagros mountains in Iraqi Kurdistan on an expedition with (c) Secret Compass

KURDISTAN SUMMIT SUCCESS

Mount Halgurd is the highest peak in the region’s Zagros ranges. It is the highest mountain wholly within Iraq (Cheekah Dar is reputedly 4m higher but straddles the Iranian border, …