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
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
This trip report was written by experienced guide John Healy about his adventures on our Stok Kangri expedition 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
Ready to accumulate vertical, but short on skills? These 10 simple tips will help you along your way! 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 Earth’s Edge is spot on. Pay the little extra. Invest in
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
This trip report was written by one of our guides Mary Gunning of her adventures on our Everest Base Camp Trip in September 2017. We meet up as a group in Dublin Airport full of anticipation and trepidation before flying to Nepal to tackle Everest Base Camp. When we land we stay overnight in Kathmandu before heading to
About Jam: James McManus (aka Jam) owns and runs Earth’s Edge. He has over 20 years’ experience and leads many expeditions to altitude each year. When our social media guru Micheál asked me to write an article on dust, cold air and sun projection, I wasn’t sure people would find it an interesting topic! However, the
This trip report was written by one of our trekkers Megan White of her adventures on our Everest Base Camp Trip in October 2016. Having being a novice hiker for only a few years – my highest claim to fame being Croagh Patrick, I was more than a little adventurous when I decided to tackle Everest Base Camp.
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
Written by our expedition leader Alex Kay, who led on our Elbrus Climb in July 2017. Mt Elbrus, seem
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
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
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
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
About Jam & Johnjoe; James McManus (aka Jam) owns and runs Earth’s Edge. He has over 20 years’ experience and leads at least five expeditions to altitude each year. Johnjoe is his dog. * scroll to the bottom of this post to watch Johnjoe’s video!