trekking

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

The best food for hiking

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

Trekking to Stok Kangri

Stok Kangri August 2017 Trip Report

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

A beginner’s guide to mountain trekking

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

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 – October 2016 Report

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.

Elbrus – July 2017 Trip Report

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

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

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

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

Stok Kangri trekking

Everest Base Camp Trek – Trip Report September 2016

Written by our trip leader John Healy, who lead our Everest Base Camp trek from September 7th to 24th, 2016.  The 18 strong cast of the September 2016 Everest Base Camp Trek assembled on a cool afternoon in Dublin airport. For many in the group this would be a first visit to a developing world country and

Machu Picchu Trek September 2016 – Trip Report

By Ann Fitzpatrick, Expedition Leader Machu Picchu Trek September 2016 I was last in Peru in 2010 when heavy rains and landslides had closed off access to the ruins at Machu Picchu. My friends and I had an amazing holiday anyway but always regretted never having visited the lost city of the Incas. So I

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