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Everest Base Camp From Ireland

Everest Base Camp Trip Report

This trip report was written by Orla Bowers, who has been on two Earth’s Edge Expeditions. Her first trek was to the roof of Africa, and her second was to Everest Base Camp. Here she talks about her experience from the food, the games, and the journey to Everest Base Camp from Ireland. Getting to

Machu Picchu Trek

A Machu Picchu Trek with a Difference

Our Managing Director James McManus talks through our new Machu Picchu Trek, why we’ve changed it, and why taking the trip with us here at Earth’s Edge is the best choice for you. The Ultimate Machu Picchu Trek When we first started treks to Machu Picchu I never wanted to do the Royal Inca Trail.

Pollution in Nepal

Environmental Issues and pollution in Nepal – A Tale of Two Halves

The capital city of Kathmandu is bustling and densely populated with intriguing culture, peaceful people and exotic religions at every turn. Despite the ubiquitous abject poverty and pollution in Nepal, the people are happy and friendly. The city is a reminder of the resilience of humanity and how lucky most people in Western societies are in

Mera Peak Trek

Trekking to Mera Peak

Trekking to Mera Peak; an expedition report. This trip report was written by James McManus (aka Jam) who owns and runs Earth’s Edge. He has over 20 year’s experience and leads many expeditions to altitude each year. We made it to Kathmandu with no issues and spent the evening sorting rental gear and having food. The

Lakpa’s Kilimanjaro Adventure

In August 2018 Lakpa Pinasa Sherpa joined us on one of our Kilimanjaro Adventures! Lakpa has been working with Earth’s Edge since 2012, trekking with us to Everest Base Camp over 15 times. Lakpa has worked on over 15 Earth’s Edge expeditions since 2012. Lakpa won our guide exchange programme in 2017 which is part of

Earth’s Edge moves Whest 2018

During the amazing weather back in June, we were all chilling in Herbert Park having lunch and loving the summer vibes. Ele, Babs & JB suggested we go on holidays so I said feck it and Babs put the wheels in motion to move to the metropolis of Lahinch in the sunny mid-west. Sometimes we

Guide Exchange Programme

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

Training Photo

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 the journey.  And
Layers while hiking

The importance of layers while hiking

This article tackles the matter of layers while hiking. It was written by one of our expedition leaders – Mary Gunning, who has led several expeditions to the summit of Kilimanjaro.   The importance of layers while hiking Layering is a simple idea based on putting one layer on top of the other to stay warm

Hiking food

Nutritional Tips for Earth’s Edge Expeditions

This article tackles the matter of expedition nutrition. What is the best hiking food before, during and after your expedition? 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

Stok Kangri Summit

Stok Kangri August 2017 Trip Report

We This Stok Kangri trip report was written by experienced guide John Healy about his adventures 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 seemingly

A beginner’s guide to mountain trekking

Ready to accumulate vertical, but short on skills? This is the perfect guide to hiking for beginners! 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 us when you book a trip is all you need! Pay the little

Everest Base Camp May 2017 Trip Report

  A trip report written by highly experienced Earth’s Edge Guide, Louise Lawrence who led the expedition team to Everest Base Camp in May 2017. 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

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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