Nadia Le Bon

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10th May 2007

Nadia Le Bon, Director of Special Programs, Mountain Travel Sobek
Ms. Le Bon was born and raised in Milan, Italy. During her college years, she started hiking and climbing in the Alps, and soon started traveling the world, eventually leaving a real job for guiding treks in the Himalayas. In 1983 she organized the first Italian women-only climbing expedition to the Indian Himalaya. The next year, she moved to California and joined Mountain Travel. For the last 20 years, Ms. Le Bon has been involved in many aspects of the company, from managing the entire MTS operations and scouting new trips to promoting the company through various media channels. She has traveled to all seven continents(over 60 countries), explored remote mountain regions, and kayaked spectacular places of the world. Ms. Le Bon is a member of the Society
of Woman Geographers, an exclusive group of women interested in the pursuit of geography-related issues. Her favorite activities include hiking, kayaking, sailing, and making new friends.

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Nadia Le Bon's activity

  1. January 2008
  2. Nadia Le Bon rated Trekking Mount Kailash

  3. June 2007
  4. Nadia Le Bon rated Trek across the Pyrenees

  5. Nadia Le Bon rated John Muir Trail

  6. Nadia Le Bon rated The Great Walk of Africa

  7. Nadia Le Bon rated Machu Picchu, Inn-to-Inn

  8. Nadia Le Bon rated Trekking the Paine Circuit

  9. Nadia Le Bon rated Climb Kilimanjaro

  10. Nadia Le Bon rated England Coast to Coast Trek

  11. Nadia Le Bon rated Mont Blanc Circuit Trek

  12. Nadia Le Bon rated Trekking Everest

  13. May 2007
  14. Nadia Le Bon reviewed Machu Picchu, Inn-to-Inn in Sacred Valley, Peru

    As an alternative to the traditional and very crowded Inca Trail, you can trek the Salcantay route from Mollepata to Aguas Calientes, along the Vilcabamba mountain range. This route has been recently equipped with first class mountain lodges, a larger o…"

  15. Nadia Le Bon reviewed The Great Walk of Africa in Tanzania

    For those who enjoy a serious hiking trip, but want something very unusual, this is a unique trip sharing the trail with lions, elephants and other wild beasts for eleven days. Starting in Tsavo West National Park, just below the majestic summit of Kili…"

  16. Nadia Le Bon reviewed Mont Blanc Circuit Trek in Piedmont-Northeast, Italy

    A classic circuit around the highest peak in the Alps, Mont Blanc, this trek covers three different countries and many spectacular views of glaciers, mountains and traditional villages. Hiking through summer wildflowers-covered meadows, alongside ancien…"

  17. Nadia Le Bon reviewed England Coast to Coast Trek in Lake District, United Kingdom

    For those who like journeys “with a purpose,” this 190-mile hike from Coast to Coast is definitely a must-do. From the Irish Sea to the North Sea, you can explore the Lake District, the Yorkshire Dales, and the North Yorkshire – with s…"

  18. Nadia Le Bon reviewed Climb Kilimanjaro in Moshi, Tanzania

    Imagine experiencing sunrise near the summit of Kilimanjaro, with the African plains below and the retreating glaciers glimmering in the first light. The 8-day strenuous trek up Kilimanjaro along the Western Breach route is one of the classic treks of t…"

  19. Nadia Le Bon reviewed Trek across the Pyrenees in Catalunya, Spain

    A trek along this mountain range is more than just a hike; it’s part pilgrimage, part culinary and wine adventure, and certainly the best way to straddle the two countries of France and Spain from the Atlantic to the Mediterranean Sea. A 7-day mod…"

  20. Nadia Le Bon reviewed Trekking the Paine Circuit in Paine Circuit, Chile

    A complete circuit of the Paine Massif in Paine National Park in the Chilean Patagonia, this strenuous trek was pioneered in the early eighties. While making your way around the mountain, you can explore glacial side valleys and magnificent rock towers,…"

  21. Nadia Le Bon reviewed John Muir Trail in US West Coast, United States

    A 15-day, 146 mile-long, strenuous wilderness trail in the California’s High Sierra named after our most celebrated naturalist. It is considered the most beautiful long-distance trail in the world, with an unsurpassed panorama of 13,000-14,000-foot peak…"

  22. Nadia Le Bon reviewed Trekking Mount Kailash in Tibet, China

    A strenuous trek which doubles as one of the classic pilgrimages of the world, the hike around Mount Kailas is a unique experience in the world of high mountains and religious beliefs. The 4-day high altitude trek clockwise around the mountain reaches i…"

  23. Nadia Le Bon reviewed Trekking Everest in Mount Everest, Nepal

    This trek is a comprehensive journey through the heart of Sherpa country and in sight of the most spectacular mountains in the world. A strenuous 20-day trek, it starts at Lukla (at 9,000’ - a short scenic flight from Kathmandu) and takes you thro…"