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Earth’s Edge Winter #TuesdayTrekTalks

It’s a new year, which means new adventures. And if you’re like us, you’re looking to plan your next adventure! When it comes to picking a destination, however, it can get tricky. That’s why we’re hosting a number of talks with Earth’s Edge, Ireland’s premier adventure travel company, to inspire your next destination!

Since 2007, Earth’s Edge has provided expeditions in some of the most notable locations world-wide. They are the only company in the world to provide an international guide and doctor on all expeditions while ensuring that group sizes stay
small to reduce environmental impact.

Coming up in January, we are hosting the following information evenings. Each talk starts in our South Great George’s Street store at 7:30 pm sharp with a slide presentation on the subject at hand, a question and answer session, some tips on the type of gear and kit needed and what’s more, all attendees get a 15% discount on the night!

Read on for more details.

 


January 14th, Kilimanjaro – Click here to book a seat.

Kilimanjaro Info Talks

Kilimanjaro is not only Africa’s tallest mountain (5,896m), but it is also the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Kilimanjaro is, in fact, a huge crater known as Kibo, it is over 2km wide with several distinct cones – the highest being Uhuru Peak. The name Kilimanjaro is believed to come from Swahili, Kilima meaning ‘hill’ or ‘little mountain’ and Njaro meaning ‘white’ or ‘shining’ – a perfect reflection of this beautiful peak…….. find out more


January 21st, Machu Picchu – Click here to book a seat.

Machu Picchu

Our 16-day itinerary includes 9 days of trekking through the Peruvian Andes. We want to give you the ultimate Inca experience, trekking to Machu Picchu and taking in its lesser-known sister city Choquequirao. Choquequirao is twice the size of Machu Picchu and because of its remote location, it receives a small fraction of the trekkers that visit Machu Picchu……… find out more


January 28th, Everest Base Camp – Click here to book a seat.

Everest Base Camp

The trek to Everest Base Camp is arguably one of the best-known expeditions in the world and one of the most popular routes for burgeoning adventure trekkers to undertake. We stay in locally run tea-houses each night, enjoying the warm welcome of our hosts and the inviting heat of the stove as we remove our boots after a long day’s trekking……… find out more


February 4th, Tri – Adventures – Click here to book a seat.

Tri – Adventures

The Kenya Tri AdventureTM expedition includes five days of trekking to Mt Kenya (4985m), two days of biking and one day of exhilarating rafting on the Tana River. Also included are two wildlife safaris and one night of camping inside a game reserve! The Ladakh Tri-Adventure expedition is ideal for those who enjoy a challenge and have a good level of fitness…….. find out more


February 11th, Annapurna Base Camp – Click here to book a seat.

Annapurna Base Camp

The Annapurna Base Camp trek is ideal for those who have a moderate level of fitness and want to experience trekking in Nepal and the Himalayas. The 16-day itinerary includes 10 days of trekking along a stunning route. The highlight of the trek for most people is the night spent in Annapurna Base Camp (4,130m), getting to enjoy the beautiful sunrise in a stunning amphitheatre of giant peaks……. find out more


February 18th, K2 Base Camp – click here to book a seat.

K2 Base Camp

This 24-day journey, which includes 14 days of trekking, is suitable for experienced and adaptable trekkers with a strong sense of adventure. Rather than take the normal out-and-back route, after reaching K2 Base Camp, you’ll cross the Gondogoro La pass (5,585m) and finish the trek in the Hushe Valley, maximising your experience of the Karakoram…….. find out more


February 25th, Elbrus and Aconcagua – Click here to book a seat.

Elbrus and Aconcagua

Standing at an impressive 5642m (18,481’), Elbrus is Europe’s highest mountain and one of the ‘Seven Summits’. This 14-day itinerary allows plenty of time for acclimatisation and flexibility in the event of bad weather. Climbing the mountain from the Northside is much more beautiful and less crowded than the classic Southside…….. find out more


March 3rd, 6,000m Peak – Click here to book a seat.

6,000m Peak

The Island Peak (6,189m) expeditions include the classic Everest Base Camp trek – one of the most iconic routes in the world. After trekking to Everest Base Camp, you’ll be well acclimatised and ‘trek fit’ to take on the challenge of Island Peak. Although it is often classified as a trekking peak, standing at 6,189m Island Peak is a tough challenge…….. find out more

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