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9 April 2021
Island Peak with Earth's Edge

How long it takes to climb Island Peak

The trek to the summit of Island Peak is one mighty challenge. Often used as a preparation peak by the mountaineers who go on to summit Everest, Island Peak is at an elevation of 6,189m, and requires a good bit of technical skill. But the trek is a once in a lifetime experience, and one you’ll never forget. If you’re thinking about climbing it yourself, you may well be wondering how long it takes to climb Island Peak. Well, let us fill you in…

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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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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