Ethical Mountain Climbing: your “Community conscious tourism option”
When you and your friends climb with us you can be confident that, unlike many mountain climbing companies, all the members of the support team are well cared for and remunerated for the trip. Unfortunately on the mountain the competition is very tight and companies are undercutting each other everyday. It is not the companies that feel these cuts, the porters are the ones often badly exploited. As part of our mission to be a community conscious travel option we are driven by our ethics.
As our company grows so does our capacity to establish our own porters support project, as specialists in community development and public health we are dedicated to making sure we care for the health and welfare of all our mountain climbing teams.
Experienced guides and climbing teams
All our guides are experienced and have climbed with people of all different fitness and skill levels. They take great care of every client and monitor their health and well being each day. Our cooks are also experienced mountain cooks and whisk up hearty meals every day. No-one goes hungry on the mountain. We can cater to different eating requirements, just let us know beforehand.
Fully equipped and ready to climb
We ensure that you are all kitted out to reach the top. Prior to arrival we send you a suggested equipment list which includes the approximate local rental costs. Pre-climb we inspect your kit as part of your briefing to ensure it is suitable. We have all the necessary cooking and eating equipment for on the mountain. For those camping we provide you with your camping gear, including foam mattresses and tents. For hygiene reasons we stopped loaning sleeping bags and strongly suggests guests bring their own, however they can be hired locally if you require. If you know you will not be using any of your gear on your return home you are very welcome to leave these items with your guiding team. As we are sure you can imagine this is a very welcomed gift.
Any Route Any Day
With Milestone, each client booking is treated on an individual basis therefore offering each individual or group a bespoke experience tailored to your specific needs. Expeditions via any of the government sanctioned routes can commence on any day throughout the year. Below please find a short description of each route.