Alistair Grice's articles - Exodus Travels' Experts
Die-hard peak bagger and Exodus sales expert, Alistair Grice takes on Mont Blanc to the put the Exodus curse to rest once and for all… They said it could never be done. Well at least not by one of the Exodus crew; not one successful summit attempt in 10 years was a shameful record I…
Having successfully completed a number of high altitude peaks over 5,000 metres, Aconcagua has always been my ultimate trekking goal. So when the opportunity to attempt the highest ‘trek-able’ summit outside of the Himalaya presented itself, I snapped it up. Comprising nine males and three females aged 30-65, my group had a number of 5,000m…
It had been 15 years since I’d last looked upon the Nepalese Himalaya. Flying into Lukla was the perfect, hair-raising springboard into the Khumbu Valley, anticipation building for the next 22 days of serious trekking. A day in Kathmandu gave time to finalise kit and meet the expert guide Kangbu Sherpa. The expedition started in…
Back in 1987, Alistair bought a bucket-shop ticket to Islamabad, picked up the Karakoram Highway and headed over to China and then south through India to Ceylon over to Indochina via the Indonesian Archipelago to Papua New Guinea. Finally stopping after nine months for a refuel in Melbourne, the finest city in the southern hemisphere. He didn’t leave for three years. His passion for trekking high peaks in the Andes is matched only with the need to find the perfect live Indie music gig, the more alternative the better!