Category: Blog

27 November 2020
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How to train for Kilimanjaro

The climb up Kilimanjaro is one of the most challenging expeditions there is.. but it’s also one of the most rewarding. If you’re thinking of tackling it yourself, you’re probably wondering how best to train for Kilimanjaro.

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How to take electronics to Everest Base Camp

If we lived in an ideal world, we’d probably all love the chance to unplug completely, especially on an expedition as special as the one to Everest Base Camp. But the reality is, when you’re faced with sights this breathtaking, you’re going to want to take pictures. That means you’re going to need to take your electronics to Everest Base Camp.

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How we’ve helped our porters during the pandemic

There’s no doubt about it – 2020 has been an incredibly tough year. But while COVID-19 has had a brutal impact on our lives here in Ireland, we are fortunate enough to have support systems in place that have helped us all through this year. However bad things get, we know we’re not going to starve. Sadly, that’s not the case around the world.

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What you’ll eat on the Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu

There are many reasons to hike the Inca Trail trek to Machu Picchu. The incredible scenery, the sense of accomplishment, the friendships you make along the way. But one of the indisputable bonuses is the fact you need to keep your strength up, which means eating as many high calorie, high-energy foods as you can muster. Keep scrolling to get a little sample of food on the Inca Trail!

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5 Best Mountaineering Films & Documentaries

Are you in need of a good mountaineering documentary fix? If so, then we’ve got you covered. We’ve asked the Earth’s Edge team to write down their 5 best mountaineering films & documentaries and this is what we got!

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What do you need to climb Kilimanjaro?

So you’ve just booked your trip to Kilimanjaro and now you are wondering what to pack? At Earth’s Edge we have over 13 years experience of leading hiking expeditions to some of the most stunning locations in the world! View our full list of expeditions here. Throughout the years we have fine-tuned the perfect Kilimanjaro packing list to ensure that you have everything you need without bringing extra/needless weight.

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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