How fit do I need to be to trek to Machu Picchu?

How fit do I need to be to do Machu Picchu? There are many ways to approach Machu Picchu by trek. Earth's Edge have an exciting & challenging itinerary to Machu Picchu via it's sister city Choquequirao. Choquequirao is a stunning hidden that doesn't get any where near the numbers that Machu Picchu experiences. That's what... Continue Reading →

Altitude Sickness Everest Base Camp

Altitude Sickness Everest Base Camp Everest Base Camp is one of the top treks in the world. The question of Altitude sickness tends to come up on any expedition to Everest Base Camp.  Rightly so - people are curious - Will it happen to me? Will I be ok? There are many things that you’re... Continue Reading →

Machu Picchu Expedition. September 2018.

After multiple flights across the Atlantic we arrive in Cusco to a warm Peruvian welcome and the charming city that is Cusco. It’s my first time for this trek and it’s been in my head for over 20 years - I’m excited and thrilled to be here. Only a few hours later so taken are... Continue Reading →

The importance of layering for Mountain Expeditions.

Preparation is key Before you go on your trip of a life time spend a few moments deciding what’s really important to you. I appreciate the hidden dreams in the recesses of your brain that you’ve been harbouring - secretly or not - for a week- or for years. To ensure you have an amazing... Continue Reading →

Everest Base Camp Expedition 2018

I lead an expedition to Everest Base Camp this April & May. I got a good vibe from this group straight away in Dublin Airport when we met.  They all knew each other very well & they’d even met our doc on their training weekend - I was the only “outsider”. They took me into their... Continue Reading →

Equipment to tackle Kilimanjaro & Everest Base Camp

This article looks at some of the essential gear and items to have on two of Earth's Edge most popular treks – Everest Base Camp and Kilimanjaro.  So you’ve booked the trip of a lifetime to Kilimanjaro or Everest Base Camp – now what?  Two things people often worry about are fitness and equipment. Spending... Continue Reading →

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