Trekking Wrongs: Porters’ Rights

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As a result of a ground-breaking campaign by Tourism Concern, Trekking Wrongs: Porters’ Rights, over half of UK trekking tour operators  adopted our code of conduct for improved working conditions for mountain porters. The successes of this campaign also informed other campaigns and industry codes of conduct. But the work of supporting and protecting the porters, who […]

International Porter Protection Group

“Working towards a Sustainable and Ethical Trekking Industry.” International Porter Protection Group – Working for the safety of the mountain porter In 1997, a young Nepali porter employed by a trekking company became severely ill with altitude illness. He was paid off and sent down alone. It took just another 30 hours for him to die….He […]

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