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Equipment to tackle Kilimanjaro & Everest Base Camp

This article looks at some of the essential trekking equipment and items to have on two of our most popular treks – Everest Base Camp and Kilimanjaro. Written by one of our expedition leaders – Mary Gunning. Trekking equipment for Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp So you’ve booked the trip of a lifetime to Kilimanjaro

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Wicklow Training Hikes

Written by our expedition leader Aaron Byrne, an expedition leader on numerous expeditions for Earth’s Edge. Aaron has 20 years experience on mountains all over the world. Here Aaron lists out some of the best Wicklow training hikes to get you in top shape for your expedition! Planning your training hikes So, you’re planning a trekking holiday

Elbrus – July 2017 Trip Report

Written by our expedition leader Alex Kay, who led on our Elbrus Climb in July 2017.                                                                                Mt Elbrus, seem

Kilimanjaro Safari Giveaway – 10 Year Birthday

  EARTH’S EDGE ARE 10 THIS YEAR! To celebrate this amazing milestone we are giving away a free one-day safari worth €300 with all new Kilimanjaro bookings from the 28th of November until the 4th of December 2017.  To book onto a Kilimanjaro expedition, simply click on the following link and go to the “Book Now” section and follow

Photography On The Move

Written by Brendan Hynes, who travelled on our Kilimanjaro Climb in September 2016. Last October I returned from a fantastic expedition to Tanzania climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and going on safari. Traveling with Earth’s Edge was such an adventure with a super all-inclusive package deal. You are so well pampered that there are times you forget that you

Aconcagua – January 2017 Trip Report

Written by our expedition leader Ronan Lenihan, who led our Aconcagua Climb in January 2017. On the 18th of January I met with a diverse group of fellow mountaineers in Dublin Airport. For the first time on an Earth’s Edges trip everybody was on time, including myself. We are only 5 minutes in and the trip is

Himalayas Trek – Trip Report October 2007

Did you know that Earth’s Edge is 10 this year? To celebrate our Birthday, we decided to repeat our first ever trek in the Himalayas. This time 10 years ago, our MD and founder James undertook the first ever Earth’s Edge trek to the Himalayas. His friend Sinéad was on the trek and here is the article

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Gear Collection for Kilimanjaro Porters

If you’ve ever been to the roof of Africa, you know just how incredible the Kilimanjaro porters are. You also may have noticed that many of them don’t have the best gear for taking on high altitude. We have been working with the Kilimanjaro Porter Assistance Programme since 2015 and one of the many things they do is

The Physical and Mental Benefits of Trekking

Alan Kenny is a co-owner of Fitness4Life Ireland, an online training and nutrition company for women. He travelled with us to Kilimanjaro in 2015 and recently returned from bringing a team of clients to Everest Base Camp in May 2017. A couple of hundred metres below the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, trying to take in

Kilimanjaro – February 2017 Trip Report

Written by our expedition leader Ann Fitzpatrick, who led our Kilimanjaro Climb in February 2017. I knew our Kilimanjaro trip had been a success when I walked back into the bar of the restaurant to find all the gang sitting interlocked on the floor swaying to “Rock the Boat”, followed by the conga around the room. 15

Jam & Rosie’s Patagonia Adventure

Lastminute.com, we found out Rosie had to delay her departure to Patagonia which meant I was going to spend the first few days trekking in Patagonia by myself. Although I love my wife dearly, this was great news as it meant I was going to get to spend some time trekking solo which is always

Stok Kangri Trek Trip Report

This trip report was written by one of our trekkers Olive Kelly of her adventures on our Stok Kangri trek in August 2016. I gave myself the weekend to think about it and make a decision. I always thought I would go to India for Yoga. Now I was thinking of going to climb a 6,153m mountain. My natural habitat

Great Wall of China Trek – Doctor Trip Report October 2016

Written by our expedition doctor Colm Power, who was the expedition medic on our Great Wall of China Trek October 2016 This was my third expedition as doctor with Earth’s Edge.  I have previously been on expeditions to Kilimanjaro and to Machu Picchu.  This one, in my opinion, rates equally high with my previous two

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