Climbing Mount Everest to the top looking back 10 years later

Climbing Mount Everest to the top looking back 10 years later. I was lucky enough to stand on the top of Mount Everest at 6:02am local time in Nepal on the 23rd May 2008. It was the culmination of 2 years of hard work and any years of hiking, trekking and climbing around the world […]

What additional expenses will you incur on the Everest Base Camp Trek

What additional expenses will you incur on the Everest Base Camp Trek.  This will vary greatly on your itinerary, inclusions and exclusions in your specific trip. Here are some additional expenses you will and may incur while in Kathmandu and on the trail. Visa Entry: USD $40 Approx Meals in Kathmandu: $50 Approx Tips given […]

Highlights from trekking in the Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia

Highlights from trekking in the Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia I have to say Patagonia gets more appealing the more I travel there. There is a wide range of trekking options in Patagonia. For me trekking in the Torres Del Paine national park has it all. From Cerro Grande 3,050m/ 10,006 feet, the […]

Camping in Torres Del Paine National park

Camping in Torres Del Paine National park is the way to go. Rooms in Refugio’s are tiny, noisy and food is not very good. I highly recommend camping. If you are doing our circuit trek you will be camping so coming prepared. Check out our Top 10 Tips. For a lot of people camping can […]

Top 10 Tips for the Torres Del Paine Circuit trek in Patagonia

Top 10 Tips for the Torres Del Paine Circuit trek in Patagonia. We love this circuit trek. It is a fast paced trekking adventure with world class mountain views, challenging weather conditions and long days walking with a heavy back pack. This Circuit trek has all the ingreditions of real adventure at low altitude at the […]

Why acclimatization on the trek to Everest Base Camp was so important

Why acclimatization on the trek to Everest Base Camp was so important It was time to go back and face my demons on the trail to Everest. My first experience was horrendous. I got altitude sickness at Dingbouche 4,400m/ 14,435 feet and had to retreat back down the trail. Sometimes you need to learn the […]

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in February or March

Trekking to Everest Base Camp in February or March is a great idea. In the pre-monsoon trekking season I prefer trekking in February, March and early April. After this time it gets too busy on the trail. In the month of May it can be too warm and mountain views can be hazy. Check out […]

All you need to know about climbing Island peak

You are thinking to trekking to Everest base camp and climbing Island peak Here is all you need to know about climbing Island peak. I call it a climb, because that is exactly what it is. Here are all the things you need to know and need to apply to your preparation and journey to climb ISLAND […]

The best trekking boots for your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu

The best trekking boots for your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu are showcased below. I am going to present 5 different trekking boots you should consider for your trek to Machu Picchu. I have climbed Mount Everest to the top and lead 10+ trips along the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu over the past […]

Best view points on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Best view points on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek. The Annapurna Base Camp Trek has a number of world class viewing points. Here are three of them. Best view points on the Annapurna Base Camp Trek Before we start the trek or just after the trek you need to take a trip up to the […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro for the second time

Climbing Kilimanjaro for the second time. I was determined to come back to climb Kilimanjaro on my second attempt. I had dreamed climbing Kilimanjaro for a long time. Over the years, I watched some friend make it and most fail to reach the summit. I understand now why most of them failed. Between one thing and […]

My journey to the roof of Africa with Ian Taylor Trekking

My journey to the roof of Africa. Probably the most important and life changing experience I have ever had. I have to say Ian Taylor Trekking was by far the best team I have come across. I have trekked in South America, Nepal the Alps and without a doubt Ian’s team exceeded all my expectations. […]

Best months to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Best months to trek the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Technically you can trek the famous and Traditional Inca Trail to Machu Picchu in any month. Some months have more rain than others, some months have more bugs than others. Watch our Machu Picchu trekking video, then CONTACT US for further information. Best months to […]

Trips to climb Mount Kilimanjaro from Ireland

We are the company offering quality trips to climb Mount Kilimanjaro from Ireland. If you are in Ireland and looking for constant contact with professional climbers who have put over 1,400 people on the summit of Kilimanjaro and personally climbed Kilimanjaro 30+ CONTACT US TODAY. Sign up to one of our climbs in 2018, 2019 or 2020 and give yourself […]

The best trekking boots for your Mount Kilimanjaro Climb

The best trekking boots for your Mount Kilimanjaro Climb are showcased below. I am going to present 6 different trekking boots you should consider for Kilimanjaro climb. I have climbed Mount Everest to the top and lead 27+ trips to climb Kilimanjaro over the past 12 years. First of all watch our Kilimanjaro climbing video […]

Two main differences between Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp Trek

Two main differences between Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp Trek. In my opinion the summit day on Kilimanjaro is harder than anything on the Everest Base Camp Trek. There are lots of differences. Here are the two main differences. Let’s have a look. Two main differences between Kilimanjaro and Everest Base Camp Trek 1). The Everest […]

What are the best mountaineering boots on the market

What are the best mountaineering boots on the market. I have been lucky enough to climb Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Ama Dablam, Island and Mera peak and lead lots of treks and climbs around the world on a regular basis. I have used a range of mountaineering boots and here are my favorite mountaineering boots, […]

Two most valuable lessons learned climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

I have climbed Mount Everest to the summit and Mount Kilimanjaro 30+ times to dates and have seen and learned a lot from my experience climbing mount Kilimanjaro. The two most valuable lessons learned climbing Mount Kilimanjaro are listed below, but first watch our video from the climb and think about joining one of our […]

20 most effective ways preparing for your Everest Base Camp Trek

The 20 most effective ways preparing for your Everest Base Camp Trek.  I have climbed Mt. Everest to the summit. Island peak 10 times, Ama Dablam, Mera peak 5 times and lead 30+ treks to Everest Base Camp.  I really want to see people have the quality information in their decision making and preparation for the […]

The best trekking boots for your Everest Base Camp Trek

The best trekking boots for your Everest Base Camp Trek. I am going to present 6 different trekking boots you should consider for your Everest Base Camp Trek. I have climbed Everest to the top and lead 30+ treks to Everest Base Camp over the last 10 years. First of all watch our trekking video […]

What Vaccinations are needed for an Everest Base Camp Trek

What Vaccinations are needed for an Everest Base Camp Trek People are always asking me what Vaccinations are needed for an Everest Base Camp Trek. Unless you are entering Kathmandu from tropical Africa there are no legally required vaccinations for Nepal for entry or exit. We used to receive reports of buses being stopped coming […]

What is the flight into Lukla Airport going to be like.

What is the flight into Lukla Airport going to be like. For some people if is the best mountain flight you can ever have. If it is clear the scenery is just world class. If you are really lucky you can see Mt. Everest close the final approach into Lukla Airport. What is the flight […]

10 most important reasons to climb Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking

We are getting amazing results on our Kilimanjaro climbs. We have put over 1,100 people on the summit. We used to run 5,6 and 7 day trips but we have learned a lot from running hundreds of Kilimanjaro climbs. Now, we really only run 8 day climbs on Kilimanjaro. Here are our 10 most important […]

Trips to climb Mount Kilimanjaro from Colorado

There is only one company offering quality trips to climb Mount Kilimanjaro from Colorado. If you are in Colorado and looking for free mountain training during the summer we have it. Sign up to one of our climbs in 2018, 2019 or 2020 and you can join us hiking around the Vail valley on the […]

20 most effective ways preparing to climb Kilimanjaro

Here are 20 most effective ways preparing to climb Kilimanjaro.  I have personally climbed Kilimanjaro more than 27 times over a 12 year period. I really want to see people have the best available information when deciding how to approach their Kilimanjaro climb. 20 most effective ways preparing to climb Kilimanjaro I will list the 20 […]

Ultimate guide trekking to Everest Base Camp

Ultimate guide trekking to Everest Base Camp : After managing over 220+ Everest Base Camp Treks, we have developed a quality service and set up for our Everest Base Camp trips. We have 100% success on most of our treks. Join us in 2018 / 2019 / 2020  Ultimate guide trekking to Everest Base Camp We have the […]

Altitude training mask verses weight in your back pack

Let’s look at the advantages and disadvantages of training with an altitude training mask verses weight in your back pack. Are their advantages of training with an altitude training mask for trekking or mountaineering. Overall I would have to say NO……. Training with a mask will help give better lung capacity which is great for big […]

Implement these Top Tips while climbing Kilimanjaro

Implement these Top Tips while climbing Kilimanjaro and you will enjoy a safe and successful Kilimanjaro climb. 1). You have picked the right itinerary and days The best decision you made was to pick and Ian Taylor Trekking adventure climbing Kilimanjaro over 8 days on the Lemosho route. Ian has climbed Kilimanjaro 25 times and […]

Being prepared for the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal

1). Being prepared for the Everest Base Camp Trek in Nepal  I have just returned from leading my 26th and 27th Everest Base Camp and Kala Phattar treks. I have been lucky enough to stand on the summit of Mt. Everest and climbed over 18,000 feet one hundred times.  Ian Taylor Trekking have lead over […]

What I learned climbing Island peak for the 10th time

What I learned climbing Island peak for the 10th time was there are still too many people trying to climb this mountain with no mountaineering skills. 1). 10 out of 12 summits is not a bad ratio I have lead 12 climbs on Island peak over the past 8 years and reached the summit on […]

Everest Base Camp Trekking is for trekkers not tourists

Everest Base Camp Trekking is for trekkers not tourists. I am just back from my 26th & 27th treks to Everest base camp. We had a group of 7 people climbing Island peak and they all made it. We had 37 trekkers on the 2 treks that I lead to Everest and 36 people made […]

Things learned climbing Kilimanjaro 25 times

Here are some things learned climbing Kilimanjaro 25 times. The main one is I am still shocked that very few people know anything about going to low oxygen environments. Going to extreme altitude above 5,500m / 18,000 feet is potentially very dangerous and you need to be informed. 1). So many people know nothing about […]

Help children while visiting Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro

Help children while visiting Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro. We can help you visit a local orphanage near Kilimanjaro and close to the airport. 1). Who can you support? Fortune Kids and Education Foundation Orphanage Center was established on 13th February 2016. All the children are less than five years old. It is located under the slope […]

Things learned climbing Kilimanjaro for the 24th time

Things learned climbing Kilimanjaro for the 24th time 1). You need 8 days or more climbing Kilimanjaro With more experience than most people climbing Kilimanjaro. I was convinced before but, climbing Kilimanjaro over 8 days or more is the only way to approach this mountain. Having 8 days on the mountain you are giving yourself […]

Are there alternatives to taking Diamox at high altitude

Are there alternatives to taking Diamox at high altitude. Ian Taylor Trekking have put over 1,300 people into Everest Base Camp at 5,364/ 17,500 feet and have 150+ people trekking in the Everest region annually. We recommend taking Diamox from arrival in Kathmandu and all the way through your trek.  You should always consult your […]

My journey to climb Mera peak in Nepal

My journey to climb Mera peak in Nepal started with a trip to climb Kilimanjaro. I found Ian on a google search. These video’s inspired me to climb Kilimanjaro.  The information Ian has really helped me understand how to go about my preparation and how to be successful. My journey to climb Mera peak in Nepal […]

Top 10 Tips for an Annapurna Base Camp Trek

Here are our Top 10 Tips for an Annapurna Base Camp Trek. If you are planning a trek to Annapurna Base Camp, why not join one of our trips. These are some of our tips to make sure that you have a successful and enjoyable time on this beautiful trek to the base of one the world’s […]

Where do I get Insurance for my trekking adventure

Where do I get Insurance for my trekking adventure ? There are lots of opinions out there, but you need local knowledge, logistics and know you will be taken care of in a professional manor.  Ian Taylor Trekking recommend Global rescue services. Insurance cover starts from $119  CLICK HERE  for further information on policy and pricing. Global […]

Learn more about Ian Taylor Trekking setting goals

Learn more about Ian Taylor Trekking setting goals. Ian gets interviewed all the time, but here are some questions he was asked for a US publication. 1). What is your life’s purpose? To inspire change through endurance, challenge and adventure so others can benefit. 2). How are you living your purpose? I have lived my […]

Why do we trek, climb and adventure around the world

Why do we trek, climb and adventure around the world ? We trek and climb so that others can experience something monumental in their lives. We also want to see others benefit from our adventuring. We believe education is a key component to success and we want to support that wherever we can. I am an […]

Some facts for anyone looking to trek up Kilimanjaro

Some facts for anyone looking to trek up Kilimanjaro. Especially for anyone looking to climb Kilimanjaro. I will speak a little about this and then you can follow the links for quality advice on how to prepare for your climb up Kilimanjaro. The most important fact is only 42% of people are making it to the […]

10 most important things to know before trekking to Everest Base Camp

These are the 10 most important things to know before trekking to Everest Base Camp. I have trekked and lead over 20 treks to Everest Base Camp in the past decade. The two main challenges are adapting well to the lack of oxygen and having the physical strength and conditioning. Let’s explore these and other […]

Training for your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu Adventure

How should you be training for your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu adventure ? The first thing to remember is that most of the trekking in done on the 2nd and 3rd day. You will be up early at 5am and you may not arrive into camp until 4pm that afternoon. The total distance […]

Trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu for the 8th time

I am just back from trekking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu for the 8th time. We had a team of 10 people excited about venturing through the ancient trails on Peru. Here are some observations from my recent trek into Machu Picchu. 1. Lessons learned from trekking to Machu Picchu Trekking the Inca Trail […]

How Climbing Kilimanjaro can help you live a better life

How Climbing Kilimanjaro can help you live a better life. So you got this idea into your head that climbing Kilimanjaro was a good idea. I was reading an article on supporting a non-profit in Uganda which lead me to Ian Taylor Trekking. I ended up on this page about Ian’s support for Fields of […]

My Journey Reaching Everest Base Camp against all odds

My journey Reaching Everest Base Camp against all odds. Do you ever dream of doing something you feel would be incredibly intangible for you to do? I know I do All the time!! Mount Everest Base camp is one of many of those dreams! But what if I told you that making your dreams come […]

How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro

How much does it cost to climb Kilimanjaro ? You will find a wide range of prices for a wide range of services. There are can be an $700 price difference based off the same amount of days on the mountain. There is a lot to consider here. Do you want good food, safety, shelter, […]

What are the elevation gains on your Kilimanjaro climb

What are the elevation gains on your Kilimanjaro climb ? This will depend on your route up and down Kilimanjaro and how many days you decide to make your climb. After putting over 1,000 people in the summit of Kilimanjaro we really only use the Lemosho route over 8 days on the mountain so we […]

How do I prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

How do I prepare to climb Mount Kilimanjaro? A loaded question and there is lot of elements to think about. Lets go through them. Feel free to call us, email us your questions so we can answer the items relevant to you. We have a wealth of experience putting over 1,000 people on the summit […]

Elevation gains for the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal

People always ask me what are the Elevation gains for the Everest Base Camp trek in Nepal.  We will look at the elevation gain in a minute, but you also need to consider the distances on the Everest base camp trek. Read more on the daily distances. and altitude you are going too and then you can […]

How do I go about climbing Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

How do I go about climbing Kilimanjaro in Tanzania How do I go about climbing Kilimanjaro in Tanzania ? So many operators, so many unknowns about fitness, the mountain and where do you start in your planning. Where do you get clothing, what is the right clothing. What sort of training should I be doing? I […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro the right way with the right team

Climbing Kilimanjaro the right way with the right team comes down to 5 really important things. phone or e-mail IanI have listed them here. The best thing to do is pick up the directly and get the best possible information available. Climbing Kilimanjaro the right way with the right team 1). You need to have the […]

What is the best way to Climbing Kilimanjaro

What is the best way to Climbing Kilimanjaro. Well, I am only going to tell you one thing. 8 days on the mountain on the Lemosho route with Ian Taylor Trekking. READ MORE and then read below. Here is the gear, clothing and equipment needed for your climb. Remember there is no one size fits […]

The best way to acclimatize on your Kilimanjaro climb

The best way to acclimatize on your Kilimanjaro climb.  The minimum amount of days you should take is 8. I highly recommend the Lemosho route. I have climbed Mount Everest to the top and Mount Kilimanjaro over 27 times on all the routes. There are no short cuts to the summit. On average 42% to 48% […]

4 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Equipment Packing Video

Are you preparing for the 4 day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu?  If, so, here is our 4 Day Inca Trail to Machu Picchu Equipment Packing Video, showing you everything that we would bring with us on the journey.   If you decide to sign up to one of our trips, we send out a […]

The Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

The Ultimate Guide to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro : After managing over 150+ Kilimanjaro climbs, we have developed a world class service and set up for climbing Kilimanjaro. We have 100% success on most of our 8 day trips. Get the best available advice We have the best information, team and service on the mountain. Read our tips, […]

The 10 most important things to know before you climb Kilimanjaro

The 10 most important things to know before you climb Kilimanjaro 1). 42% of people make it to the summit of Kilimanjaro, so pick the best itinerary with the best acclimatization. We have put over 1,000 people on the summit and have 100% success on most of our 8 day climbs. Pick the best route […]

Who runs the best trips to Climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

Who runs the best trips to Climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania ? We think we do. We will leave you with the experience of a lifetime. Kilimanjaro trips need to be managed well with a great team on the ground and professional team prior to your trip. You need people that understand your needs so that […]

What is the food going to be like on my Kilimanjaro Trip

What is the food going to be like on my Kilimanjaro Trip. Your body needs fuel for your Kilimanjaro climb. You can either fuel with premium or regular. To give yourself the best chance at success you need the right itinerary, acclimatization, staff, support, safety and you also need the best food available to fuel your […]

Our daily schedule on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Our daily schedule on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu When we first arrived in Cusco, we were picked up at the airport by one of the staff members carrying an Ian Taylor Trekking banner. We were driven to our hotel, Hotel Garlesco II which was a simple but lovely hotel.  We had the rest […]

Best months for climbing Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking

What are the best months for climbing Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking. Traditionally the weather on Kilimanjaro is pretty predictable. Kilimanjaro has a dry season and rainy seasons and some months have more sun, some months have to more cloud cover and other months are colder than others higher on the mountain. Out of the 30+ […]

Top Tips for Climbing Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking

Top Tips for Climbing Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking. You might have read our: All you need to know about climbing Kilimanjaro blog. If not check it out. This blog post will be an in-depth review the most important things to consider if you want to be successful climbing Kilimanjaro. Even better than this information. CALL […]

How important is Fitness and physical preparation for climbing Kilimanjaro?

How important is Fitness and physical preparation for climbing Kilimanjaro? I could answer this in so many different ways and I will discuss some here but a lot easier to tell you. Feel free to e-mail or call me for further information. I have climbed Kilimanjaro 25 times to date in all seasons and in a […]

The best route and acclimatization for climbing Kilimanjaro

The best route and acclimatization for climbing Kilimanjaro. After climbing Kilimanjaro on all the routes, with different amounts of time for acclimatization. In all the different seasons for the past 12 years. There is one route and acclimatization schedule that stands out above all the rest. Read some REVIEWS. The best route and acclimatization for climbing […]

The most important things to know about trekking to Everest Base Camp

The most important things to know about trekking to Everest Base Camp Ian Taylor Trekking have a wealth of experience working in the Everest region. READ SOME REVIEWS on Facebook. We have been sending teams into the region for over a decade. I have personally climbed to the summit of Mt. Everest 8,848m/ 29,035 feet […]

Ian Tully Trekking to Everest Base Camp for Cistic Fibrosis

Two of our 2017 Everest Base Camp trekkers Ian Tully along with Steve wood were on one of our April treks to Everest. They wanted to see and experience, Everest, Nepal and complete our 16 day long trek to the base of mount Everest the highest mountain on earth. This was a once in a […]

Report from my 22nd trek into Everest Base Camp

My report from my 22nd trek into Everest Base Camp: After 14 years of trekking into the Everest region a few things have remained the same and lots of changes positive and negative. The local people gain greatly from trekkers and climbers venturing into the region, but unprepared trekkers are causing problems. I have never […]

My 11th Summit attempt on Island peak Nepal

My 11th Summit attempt on Island peak Nepal. I have trekked into Island peak base camp 5,100m 11 times now. I consider myself very lucky to be able to make this journey into critically low oxygen environments and be able to helps others in their journey to climb high to 6,189m/ 20,305 feet high in […]

Why do porters carry so much weight in the Everest region

Why do porters carry so much weight in the Everest region, is really down to the amount of people, trekkers and climbers entering the Everest region and other regions of Nepal. If you want bottled water, coke, food, chairs, gear, and your bags carried for you. Then there will be porters carrying all this and […]

How difficult is the Island peak climb in Nepal

How difficult is the Island peak climb in Nepal? These notes are intended to assist you and better understand risks of going to altitude but still wishing to climb Island peak. We run 6 to 10 trips a year to Island peak and having been doing this since 2009. We have the best footage, full […]

How many days are needed for a safe Kilimanjaro Climb

How many days are needed for a safe Kilimanjaro Climb. More time was the best decision I could have ever made. I looked at a lot of companies offering this trip and decided that Ian Taylor Trekking had the best approach for me. Ian’s training advice, staff, food service and set up exceeded all expectations. […]

The best way to climb Kilimanjaro

The best way to climb Kilimanjaro is over 8 days minimum. In my opinion from climbing Kilimanjaro 25 times the Lemosho route gives you the best chance at success. In 2016 we had 16 climbs, 11 of those climbs had 100%. We have had 14 climbs in 2017 so far and 10 had 100% success […]

What is the best route to climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

What is the best route to climb Kilimanjaro in Tanzania? After climbing Kilimanjaro 23 times to date on all routes up the mountain. My preferred route up Kilimanjaro is the Lemosho route over 8 days. An 8 day climb of Kilimanjaro gives you the best possible acclimatization across the mountain. Starting on the west side […]

Is it difficult climbing Island peak

Is it difficult climbing Island peak. A loaded question, but one we can break apart and analysis the different elements of an Island peak ascent.  It might be easier to assess if you can take on this climb if you can look at all elements of the challenge. First watch this video and see the […]

What is the easiest way to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

What is the easiest way to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. The easiest way to climb Kilimanjaro is take more time!! and come physically prepared. Having climbed Kilimanjaro 27 times to date, you need to have more time in your acclimatization plan to be successful. Yes if you have 3 or 4 trips to high altitude above […]

Morocco best walks hikes and treks

Morocco best walks hikes and treks Morocco is a dramatic and varied country is the closest authentic and safe country closr to Western Europe – if you overcome the tourist traps, that is to say. It is truly a country of contrasts: one can surf the Atlantic; Explore the superb (and almost empty) Roman ruins; […]

What challenges will I face climbing Kilimanjaro

What challenges will I face climbing Kilimanjaro ? This will depend on your experience to date and will different for different people. Lets have a look at what it is like climbing Kilimanjaro. Watch the video below and CONTACT US for more video and raw footage from each day on Kilimanjaro. If you have been […]

Trekking into Everest base camp

Trekking into Everest base camp is challenging over mixed terrain, here is some raw footage all the way from Lobuche 4,920m/ 16,141ft. to Everest base camp at 5,364m/ 17,600ft. Not a lot of height gain but lots of small hills, up an down on glacial moraine. The journey to Everest is an amazing one, so make […]

From Kilimanjaro to Everest and Island peak in Nepal

From Kilimanjaro to Everest and Island peak in Nepal, our full time staff member and professional guide Athumani Njiku from Arusha, Tanzania is preparing to be the first Tanzanian to climb a 6,000m peak in the Himalaya’s and climb Island peak at 6,189m high in the Himalaya’s. He will travel from Tanzania to Everest! Athumani has climbed […]

Quality Kilimanjaro climbing trips from Ian Taylor Trekking

You are considering climbing Kilimanjaro. Kilimanjaro climbing trips need professional, well run and tested itineraries. Our quality Kilimanjaro climbing trips from Ian Taylor Trekking give you the highest rates of success. The first thing you need to do is pick the Lemosho route and have a minimum of 8 days on the Kilimanjaro. You must read […]

Review of my 22nd Kilimanjaro Summit

Review of my 22nd Kilimanjaro Summit I am back in Arusha after my 22nd Summit and climb of Kilimanjaro. At this stage Ian Taylor Trekking have put over 1,000 people on the summit with great success. We can achieve this with the right team on the ground, proper acclimatization, quality food and professional mountain support. […]

The most important things to know about climbing Kilimanjaro

The most important things to know about climbing Kilimanjaro: I am just back from my 22nd and 23rd summits of Kilimanjaro. Every trip teaches new things and reinforces the key components needed for a safe and successful climb to Uhuru peak and back down again safely.  Ian Taylor Trekking have had 100% success on our […]

Getting to the summit of Kilimanjaro

Getting to the summit of Kilimanjaro: I am on my way to climb Kilimanjaro again, making the long flight to Tanzania. I have just have a full team of 10 people reach the summit yesterday and I head up the mountain tomorrow for the 22nd time with a team of 7 climbers. I will get […]

Does everyone make it to Everest base camp

Does everyone make it to Everest base camp? The success rates are lower than you would think for the Everest base camp trek. There is a difference between going to high altitude and living at high altitude. When you go to live and try and sleep above 4,500m/ 16,700 feet it becomes challenging for most […]

The first company offering sleeping at Everest Base Camp

Outside of Expeditions. We are the first company offering sleeping at Everest Base Camp treks. Check out our  2018 dates ,  2019 dates and 2020 dates. We have been running sleeping at Everest Base Camp Treks for 5 years now. The first company offering sleeping at Everest Base Camp This trip is one of the highlights of any trekker’s […]

First ever Everest base camp yoga retreat

The first ever Everest base camp yoga retreat will be on it’s way to Everest base camp very shortly and you can be apart of it. We will have the right acclimatization for the trek and team to match. If you are interested in our Yoga trek to Machu Picchu get in touch today. First […]

All you need to know about climbing Kilimanjaro

All you need to know about climbing Kilimanjaro in one page of information. Remember that 100% aim to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro each year only 42% to 48% of people on any given year make it to the summit. There are a number of reasons for this. Lets have a look. First check out our […]

All you need to know trekking to Everest base camp

You are thinking to trekking to Everest base camp. Here is all you need to know trekking to Everest base camp are all the things you need to know and apply to your preparation and journey into the Everest region. I have climbed Everest to the summit, helped people train to climb Everest and lead […]

I slept at Everest Base Camp

Ever since I can remember I wanted to see Everest and walk in the footsteps of hero’s who ventured to this amazing place. I wanted to sample a little of what they went through and walk through these amazing valleys and experience Everest for myself. When I saw Ian’s sleeping at Everest Base Camp trips […]

Trekking to Everest Base Camp from Colorado

Trekking to Everest Base Camp from Colorado. Look no further we have quality service, on our treks and one of the only companies running sleeping at Everest Base Camp treks. Ian Taylor Trekking is a Colorado company and we are based in Eagle-Vail. Trekking to Everest Base Camp from Colorado There a lot of companies […]

Pacing at high altitude

Pacing at high altitude: You might consider pacing irrelevant and something that is not that important on a long distance high altitude trek or climb. It is critical and can make all the difference between success and failure.Think about heart rates when you are exercising if you were to push even 10 beats per minutes […]

Ian Taylor Trekking review of 2016

It has been a busy year and we have been developing new trips and making our current trips better. Our proudest moment of 2016 was the opening of the new school in the village of Goli Nepal. The 7.8 earthquake in April 2015 still rattles communities and has left many people without homes, education, medical […]

Expedition North Pole 2020

Expedition North Pole 2020 ‘With vision we gain courage. With courage we gain confidence & with confidence there are no limits to the dreams we can achieve’   Ian Taylor Expedition North Pole 2020 In April 2020 our small team will embark on a journey across the floating polar ice to the North Pole. We will […]

What are the right trekking boots for my trekking trip

What are the right trekking boots for my trekking trip. I don’t care about what anyone says, you need to invest in your trekking boots and you need to consider a wide range of factors before purchasing your boots. Here is what we recommend for you to consider. What are the right trekking boots for […]

Dangerous landslide areas on the Mera peak trail

There are many dangerous landslide areas on the Mera peak trail and you need to be aware of them. Ian Taylor Trekking trips go from Lukla to Poyan 2,800m/ 9,186ft onto Pangkongma 2,846m/9,337ft to Nashing Dingma at 2,600m/ 8,530ft. up to Chalem Kharka 3,600m/ 11,811ft. and finishing our acclimatization in Chunbu Kharka 4,200m/ 13,779ft. before dropping down onto the main Mera peak […]

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro my journey to the top

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro my journey to the top. My journey to the top of Kilimanjaro was the best experience of my life. It truly exceeded my expectations. It brought me new friends, family and experiences to be cherished for the rest of my life. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro my journey to the top I was left […]

So you want to go to Everest

So you want to go to Everest ? You are out of your mind…but you’re in good company.  This past September, I made it to Everest Base Camp with Ian Taylor Trekking and it was an unbelievable and life-changing experience. A year ago, I made the decision to go to Everest Base Camp. A friend’s […]

Training advice for Annapurna Base Camp Treks

1). Training advice for Annapurna Base Camp Treks This is our training advice for Annapurna base camp treks. Do not under estimate any high altitude trek. No matter where your training begins.  There are are some keys processes you need to go through. We have our own office in Kathmandu and run quality trips across Nepal. […]