Many people when trekking at altitude take Diamox to help with altitude sickness. Using Diamox increases the amount of oxygen in your bloodstream and means you acclimatise better to altitude. That said, there can be side effects and different people will react differently to Diamox. Luckily we’ve got Johnjoe to talk about best practice around using Diamox
When we were looking for a destination for our third signature Tri-Adventure expedition the pressure was really on. We are the only company in the world to operate Tri-Adventure expeditions. In the previous two years we ran two amazing tri-adventure expeditions to Ladakh and Uganda, so the bar was set very high. Both were very
Have you ever considered trekking in Morocco or an adventure holiday in Morocco? If you are looking for somewhere that’s closer to home, affordable, has great adventure sport and amazing food it’s hard to look past Morocco. When I first visited Morocco in 2011 it reminded me of California where I worked as a river guide
To put it quite simply, Ladakh is the best location in the world for a trekking holiday. I have been trekking in Ladakh numerous times, most recently in to climb Stok Kangri. If I could return every year I would. First impressions of Ladakh I first visited Ladakh in 2004 aged 21 to complete a
The Best Time to Climb Kilimanjaro One of the most common questions we get asked by prospective trekkers is when is the best time to climb Kilimanjaro? Let’s be frank, you are probably going to spend the guts of a year of your life training, saving, and preparing for this challenge so you want to be
In February 2016 with the help of Business in the Community Ireland we produced a sustainability report for 2015 covering workplace, environment, marketplace and community. To read the report please click here. Business in the Community Ireland are Ireland’s only dedicated network for responsible business. Founded in 2000, they are a national non-profit organisation whose vision is quite simple. It is
Earth’s Edge have selected ClimateCare to offset our carbon emissions with projects that improve lives and fight climate change. As part of our approach to taking responsibility for our impact on the environment we have partnered with climate and sustainable development experts ClimateCare to offset the carbon emissions associated with air travel. As well as taking
Johnjoe explains altitude sickness Hi, For anyone who watched Johnjoe’s video I hope you enjoyed it! I wanted to add some more in-depth information about dealing with Altitude Sickness. What is altitude sickness? Trekking at high altitude (>3000m) is generally tougher than at sea level as it’s colder, the suns rays are stronger and it
Do you want to win a €500 Earth’s Edge Voucher? From May 2016 we are going to be giving a buff to all participants on our expeditions. As modelled by Johnjoe buffs are great for sun protection, dust protection, warmth and keeping your ears out of your dinner! To win all you have to do
In 2014, to coincide with the launch of our new website we ran a competition which resulted in one lucky person winning the trip of a lifetime to climb Kilimanjaro for free!!!! Amy Heffron (24) from Limerick was the lucky Kilimanjaro competition winner and she fulfilled her dream of climbing Kilimanjaro in June 2015. Fast forward six
In September 2015, 16yr old Ben Doran climbed Kilimanjaro with his Uncle Thomas. Here is Ben’s account of their unforgettable Kilimanjaro adventure. If you want to climb Kilimanjaro check out our Kilimanjaro page or contact us today on +353 1 5320869 or email firstname.lastname@example.org September 27 2015, the long awaited day had arrived. After months
After summiting Aconcagua, we had a new expedition on our minds. We would set off to Peak Lenin in Kyrgyzstan to attempt to go above 7000m. Peak Lenin (7134m) is located in the Pamir Range on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. It’s the third highest peak in the former Soviet Union and the
In February 2015 Earth’s Edge were one of the six pilot companies selected by Business in the Community Ireland for the Responsible Business for SMEs programme. BITC Ireland produced a sustainability report for Earth’s Edge covering workplace, environment, marketplace and community. To read the report please click here. Business in the Community Ireland are Ireland’s only dedicated network for responsible business.
On Wednesday 4th of March 2015, Earth’s Edge was awarded the title of ‘Outstanding Small Business’ by the Small Firms Association. We were delighted to be presented this award as it is great recognition for all the hard work of the entire Earth’s Edge team including our expedition leaders, doctors and our partner companies throughout the
We are delighted to announce that Earth’s Edge has been shortlisted for a 2015 Small Firms Association Award in the ‘Outstanding Small Business’ category. The calibre of the other companies involved is superb and we are truly honoured to be shortlisted amongst such incredible small Irish businesses.