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Lakpa wins the Guide Exchange Programme 2017

Lakpa wins the Guide Exchange Programme 2017

We set up the Guide Exchange Programme in 2016 as part of our wider CSR strategy to recognise the great work of all our local guides throughout the world. Mohamed Toudaoui from Morocco won the award in 2016. At Earth’s Edge we send an Irish expedition leader and doctor on all expeditions in order to deliver an unrivalled […]

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The importance of layers

This article tackles the matter of layering. It was written by one of our expedition leaders – Mary Gunning, who has led several expeditions to the summit of Kilimanjaro. Layering is the simple idea based on putting one layer on top of the other to stay warm – right? Sure, that’s simple, that’s obvious, right? […]

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Nutritional Tips for Earth’s Edge Expeditions

Nutritional Tips for Earth’s Edge Expeditions

This article tackles the matter of nutrition before, during and after your expeditions. During a multi-day expedition, your body and mind will be put under a lot of stress, far more than on a normal day. It is important that you look after yourself not only during the event but in the months, weeks and […]

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The art of walking slowly

Written by Mike Jones, a guide who has led many successful trips with Earth’s edge. There are many secrets or tips to successfully reaching a high altitude goal such as standing atop of Africa or trekking through the Himalayas to view the mighty Mount Everest.  These include staying hydrated, fuelling your body and getting plenty of rest along […]

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Stok Kangri August 2017 Trip Report

This trip report was written by experienced guide John Healy about his adventures on our Stok Kangri expedition in August 2017. Diversity could be the key word to describe this August’s Stok Kangri trek and climb. From weaving through the chaotic hustle and bustle in the heat of Delhi’s city to the quiet trails amid a […]

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The race to the summit

Written by our expedition leader Alex Kay, an expedition leader who has guided  numerous expeditions for Earth’s Edge.  – Kilimanjaro 2017 – The race to the summit… Each breath is a little harder to take now, yet we carry on ascending. “Pole Pole”. Today is day 2. For most of the team this style of trip […]

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Kilimanjaro Trip Report 2nd September 2017

A trip report written by our lovely guide Louise Lawrence Photos taken by Brendan Hynes One of the guides responsibilities post trip is to write a Blog about the expedition, a general story or event that happened. This means that during your journey you are keeping an eye out for funny moments and unique events.  […]

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A beginner’s guide to mountain trekking

Ready to accumulate vertical, but short on skills? These 10 simple tips will help you along your way! Pack light. You do not need a clean outfit every day! Choose fabrics that don’t absorb moisture and avoid cotton. The packing guide provided by Earth’s Edge is spot on.     Pay the little extra. Invest in […]

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Everest Base Camp May 2017 Trip Report

  A trip report written by highly experienced Earth’s Edge Guide, Louise Lawrence. Nepal – what an amazing place.  It has always been one of my top favourite countries to visit and I was really looking forward to getting back to Kathmandu and into the Himalayas towards Everest Base Camp. A long but easy journey brought […]

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Everest Base Camp September 3rd Trip Report 2017

Everest Base Camp September 3rd – 20th 2017 This trip report was written by one of our guides Rhys Llyweln of his adventures on our Everest Base Camp Trip in September 2017. To Call it a trip of a lifetime is an under statement The thoughts and images that come into my head when Everest is mentioned […]

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