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Climb Kilimanjaro in 2022

Now is the time to start thinking about the epic adventures we want to have next year. And Kilimanjaro is one of the most epic of all! The trek to the roof of Africa, one of the Seven Summits, is one of the greatest adventures you could ask for. If you want to climb Kilimanjaro in 2022, we’ve put together this mammoth post with all the information you could possibly need. We also have all of the 2022 dates of our expeditions, too. If there’s a question you have that isn’t answered below, feel free to get in touch!

How to organise your tent on expeditions

Getting yourself organised is always a good idea when you’re camping. As soon as you pitch the tent, you want to make sure you know where everything is, so you’re not stumbling around in the dark looking for your head torch or cosy hat. Our very own James is definitely an expert in the field, and has some brilliant tips for how to organise your tent on expeditions. If you want all of his insider info, we’ve got it for you!

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Why we send an expedition doctor to Kilimanjaro

When we’re organising an expedition, our number one concern is safety. And that includes the safety of the people on our expeditions, as well as our own team and the porters who work with us. When you’re trekking at high altitude, safety becomes even more important. You might be wondering why we send an expedition doctor to Kilimanjaro… what exactly do they do? Why are they important? Well, this post explains our decision…

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What to put in your daypack for hiking Kilimanjaro

Often, it can be hard enough figuring out what to put in your backpack for a day hike in the Irish mountains. After all, you might have an unexpected rain shower, a chill you weren’t prepared for, or even an urgent need for a bit of chocolate. Who knows what might come in handy?! When you’re packing for a high altitude trek like Kilimanjaro, Everest Base Camp or Machu Picchu, you need to be a little more prepared as you’re packing in advance. But don’t worry! If you’re wondering about what to put in your daypack for hiking Kilimanjaro, this blog post (and video!) will help you out…

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How to prevent altitude sickness

One of the biggest concerns that people have prior to setting off on an expedition is altitude sickness. If you live at sea level (as a lot of us in Ireland do) then the idea of adjusting to high altitude can seem a little daunting. And altitude can affect anyone – it doesn’t matter how fit or healthy you are! But the good news is there are plenty of things that you can do to help your body adjust. Our MD James has put together some brilliant tips about how to prevent altitude sickness, which you can watch below. Or read on to find out more!

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Best time to climb Island Peak

One of the most important elements of a trek is deciding when to go. You need to make sure that the conditions will be on your side… or at least as good as they can be. There’s nothing worse than trekking for days in unrelenting rain! If you’re thinking about heading out to climb Island Peak, this is even more important. This trek actually incorporates two locations, as you trek first to Everest Base Camp and then continue on. If you’re wondering when the best time to climb Island Peak is, read on for the information you need…

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Best time to climb Annapurna Base Camp

The route we take to Annapurna Base Camp is one of the most beautiful you could ask for. We go through lush alpine forests, walk alongside the river and pass many beautiful waterfalls. All of that is far more enjoyable if the weather is on your side. That’s why it’s important to choose the best time to climb Annapurna Base Camp when you’re planning a trek. If you want to know when that is, we can help…

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Can beginners climb Mera Peak?

Any high altitude trek requires stamina, strength and a great deal of determination. And Mera Peak is certainly one of those mountains. The highest trekking peak in Nepal, Mera Peak is 6,476m tall and comes with a lot of challenges. So, with that said, can beginners climb Mera Peak? Let’s dive in…

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Best time to climb Mera Peak

Standing at a height of 6,476m, Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. And when you make it to the summit, you have one heck of an incredible view there to greet you. On a clear day we will be able to see hundreds of huge peaks, including five of the world’s six highest peaks, Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m), Cho You (8,201m), Makalu (8,481m) and Kangchenjunga (8,586m). Which means you want to make sure the conditions are as good as they can be… after all, you won’t want to miss that epic view! If you want to know when the best time to climb Mera Peak is, we’ve got the info for you…

What Our Clients Say

The Kenya Tri-Adventure is an amazing trip. I have done lots of trekking holidays before but I feel like this trip had the perfect mixture of disciplines. When I look back I don’t know how we fit that much into 11 days. The hike is…

Sarah Jane Rooney, Co. Dublin

Everest Base Camp and Island Peak was my second trip with Earth’s Edge. The team at Earth’s Edge treat everyone with respect and make you feel part of the family rather than simply a paying customer. I have met some wonderful people and shared some…

John Creaven, Co. Dublin

Hands down the most special and amazing trip I have done to date, and coming from a well-seasoned traveler this is saying a lot! Climbing Kilimanjaro had been on my bucket list for quite some time and when I turned 40 this year, I decided…

Adele Woods, Co. Kildare

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