Best time to climb Kilimanjaro

When is the best time to climb Kilimanjaro?

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

Sustainability Report 2015

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 partner with ClimateCare

  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

Everest Base Camp altitude sickness

Dealing with Altitude Sickness

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

Buff Design Competition

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

Ben’s Kilimanjaro Adventure

In September 2015, 16 year 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 September 27 2015, the long awaited day had arrived. After

Peak Lenin Trip Report by Rosie McManus

  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

Sustainability Report

In February 2015 Earth’s Edge was 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 is Ireland’s only dedicated network for responsible

Earth’s Edge Wins SFA Outstanding Small Business Award!

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

Small Firms Association Awards 2015 Finalist!

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.

Mike Jones’s Kilimanjaro Adventure

Have a read of Mike Jones’s excellent piece about his Kilimanjaro expedition in January 2014. Once upon a time, I was a wannabe mountaineer, with a poster of Everest on my wall and an unquenchable thirst for mountain adventures, heading off to the hills around Ireland when I had free time from school. Once I