Are you looking for work in Ireland?

Have you lost your job due to Covid-19 or are you a new graduate looking for experience? If you are struggling to find work we wanted to share some information with you that might help. Under the government’s Employment Wage Subsidy Scheme (EWSS), the state helps businesses, who have seen their turnover drop by more

Interns Wanted!

  Are you passionate about adventure travel and have the digital skills we need? We are currently looking for two individuals to start a 3-month internship with us; one in SEO digital marketing and the second in digital video. If you’re interested and want to find out more, click below.

Covid 19 in Peru and what we are doing

  Peru is one of the world’s worst hit countries by Covid 19. The virus has swept through the country with devastating effect. Edgar, Maruja and the rest of our team are all ok but many of the elderly people in their lives are sick and, in some cases, have passed away. It is an

Covid 19 Special Offer

This is a post to say thank you. Thank you for showing your support through this tough time. Like every business, we are dependent on each and every one of our clients… you guys!! We wouldn’t be here without you and wouldn’t be able to continue to bring you on incredible adventures long into the

Spring Clean for the porters on Kilimanjaro

Spring cleaning the house and wondering what to do with your old clothes? Don’t fret..We will take them! The porters at the top of Barranco Wall on Kilimanjaro Roughly 35% of our clients annually travel to Tanzania to take on Kilimanjaro and summit the world’s highest free-standing mountain. We are always trying to collect second-hand outdoor

Self-isolation: An Expedition Home from Home.

An article written by one of our expedition doctors Mark Willis, who climbed Mount Elbrus with us in 2019.   Millions of people around the world are currently shutting themselves away from their loved ones, their hobbies and their work in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. For the vast majority of these people this

Earth’s Edge And Covid-19

Updated on the 13/03/20: As of this morning, all our Nepal treks for April 2020 have been cancelled due to restrictions put in place by the Nepalese Government. No other expeditions have been effected. All those affected, have been contacted. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and update you with any other changes.

Info Talks Summer 2020

  Due to Covid-19 restrictions, it looks like it could be a while before we can all meet in person in Great Outdoors again. So we are hosting our Summer series of Info Talks through Zoom!  When: Tuesday 14th July at 7:00 p.m.    Everest Base Camp Talk – July 14th   Everest Base Camp

Pinchiunuyocc campsite, if carlsberg did campsites!

Are you tough enough for Machu Picchu

 Jenny meeting the locals I recently returned from an amazing trip in Peru completing our new Machu Picchu and Choquequirao trek. I’m happy to report it is amazing! In October last year, I made the decision to change our Machu Picchu itinerary and it was fantastic to be able to come out and experience it

Why climb Kilimanjaro

Why climb Kilimanjaro?

Why do people climb Kilimanjaro? The old answer of “because it’s there” doesn’t really cover it. Our guide Aodhnait Carroll explores a few of the reasons people on her trek took on the climb. Why do people climb Kilimanjaro? I’m guessing that by the title of this piece you may be assuming you are about

K2 Base Camp Trek Trip Report

K2 Base Camp trek trip report was written by our guide Ann Fitzpatrick.  Trekking to K2 Base Camp The place-names of Northern Pakistan have been alluring me for years. I’ve long held a fascination for that part of the world reading about intrepid travellers and spies, players in the Great Game. The names Baltistan, Baltoro,

travelling with teenagers in India

Travelling with teenagers in India

In April of this year, our guide Louise Lawrence took a group from St. Michael’s College on the trip of a lifetime. They went to India to bring computers to a school, teach the students there how to use them, and finally go on a trekking and rafting adventure! Here she tells us all about

Climbing Kilimanjaro solo

Climbing Kilimanjaro solo or with a group?

People looking to save money on trekking often ask about climbing Kilimanjaro solo versus going with a group. Many are experienced trekkers and feel they don’t need a guide or porters to get them to the roof of Africa. The reality is that altitude trekking is very different from a normal day in the Irish

More training hikes

This article by our guide Brian Bateson runs through some of his favourite training hikes to get you ready for your big adventure! This is a great addition to our previous guide to the best hikes in Wicklow which you can read here. “In revenge for Bláthnat’s betrayal of her husband Cú Roí, his poet

Swahili on Kilimanjaro

The most useful Swahili on Kilimanjaro

This article will bring you through all you need to know about speaking Swahili on Kilimanjaro. It was written by Louise Lawrence, who’s a guide for Earth’s Edge and has lead several Kilimanjaro Expeditions. She’s also managed to find the translation for the Jambo song, which you’ll be singing for years after your Kili climb!