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How to train for Island Peak

The trek to Island Peak is one of the most beautiful in the world. It’s also a bit of a unique challenge, too. Firstly, you trek to Everest Base Camp. Then, instead of turning back, you head on to Island Peak. When you summit, you’ll be standing at 6,189m. If you’re wondering how to train for Island Peak, here’s a post you may find helpful…

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How to train for the Ladakh Tri-Adventure

There’s nothing quite like a tri-adventure. You get to hike, cycle and raft, all in one glorious expedition. But if you’re thinking about taking it on, you’re probably wondering how to train for the Ladakh Tri-Adventure. Here’s some information you might find useful…

K2 Base Camp with Earth's Edge 4

How to train for K2 Base Camp

Ever fancied making your way to K2 Base Camp, and standing in the shadows of this towering mountain? The trek to K2 Base Camp is one of the most remote and incredible journeys you could ever ask for. It might be tough, but it’s so rewarding. If you’re thinking about taking on the challenge, you might be wondering how to train for K2 Base Camp. But don’t worry! We have all the information you need…

Elbrus with Earth's Edge 1

How to train for Elbrus

If you’re planning a trek to the top of Mount Elbrus, you’re probably wondering how on earth to train for it. After all, this is a tough old expedition. Standing at 5,642m, Elbrus is the highest peak in Europe. It’s also one of the Seven Summits, so stand at the top and you’ll be able to tick one mountain off the list! If you have the expedition in your sights, but are wondering how to train for Elbrus, let us fill you in…

Machu Picchu with Earth's Edge 1

How to train for Machu Picchu

It can be a little intimidating to think about training for an expedition. And for many people, the trek to Machu Picchu is their first experience of high altitude. On our expedition, we trek for 10 days in a row, which is most definitely a challenge. But everything is less intimidating when you have a plan! If you’re wondering how to train for Machu Picchu, here’s a post that may help…

Everest Base Camp with Earth's Edge 1

How to train for Everest Base Camp

Are you plotting an adventure to Everest Base Camp, and thinking about how to prepare? The good news is the training for Base Camp is a lot more straightforward than training for Everest! However, you still need to make sure you are ready for the physical challenge. If you’re wondering how to train for Everest Base Camp, our post should answer all your questions…

Kilimanjaro Expedition with Earth's Edge

How to train for Kilimanjaro

Whenever you plan a big expedition, one of your first thoughts will likely be about training. After all, a high altitude expedition is a big physical challenge. And for many people, climbing Kilimanjaro will be the greatest physical challenge that they’ve ever taken on. So it’s natural to wonder about how best to prepare. If you’re wondering how to train for Kilimanjaro, this blog post will get you started…

Peak Lenin Expedition with Earths Edge

What summit day is like on Peak Lenin

Fancy a really epic challenge? Peak Lenin is one of the best! Towering at a staggering 7,134m, Peak Lenin is the third highest peak in the former Soviet Union and the second highest peak in Kyrgyzstan. People often refer to it as the easiest 7,000m peak to climb, but don’t be fooled. Tackling acclimatisation, high winds, extreme cold and a long summit day make it a tough challenge. If you want to find out what summit day is like on Peak Lenin, read on…

Kang Yatse with Earth's Edge 4

What summit day is like on Kang Yatse II

The highest trekking peak in the Indian Himalayas, Kang Yatse II is a serious challenge. We make our way gradually through the stunning Markha Valley, with spectacular views along the way. As we slowly increase our altitude, the views just get better and better. If you’re thinking about taking on the challenge, but are wondering what summit day is like on Kang Yatse II, this blog post has you covered…

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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…

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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…

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