Category: Island Peak

26 November 2021
Island Peak with Earth's Edge 5

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…

Island Peak with Earth's Edge 5

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…

Island Peak with Earth's Edge 1

How hard is it to climb Island Peak?

You’ll certainly need some stamina to climb Island Peak. After all, this is an expedition that takes in two destinations! First off, you trek to Everest Base Camp, before making your way to ascend Island Peak. But that means that by the time summit night rolls around, you’ll be well used to your surrounds. If you’re up for the challenge and wondering how hard it is to climb Island Peak, read on for more info…

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Facts about Island Peak

The corner of the world where Island Peak stands is legendary. With almost all of the world’s highest mountains, and a long-running history of mountaineering accomplishments, Island Peak is surrounded by good stories. If you’re heading there on an expedition, or just want to impress your mates with some fun facts about Island Peak, we’ve got some great tidbits for you!

Earth's Edge Expedition Leaders

Is climbing Island Peak more difficult than Everest Base Camp?

I recently lead an expedition for Earths Edge to climb Island Peak, ticking off Everest Base camp along the way. I was also asked to write about whether climbing Island Peak was much harder than reaching Everest Base Camp. I’m home a few days now and have had a good bit of time since summit night to contemplate this.

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