Altitude training mask verses weight in your back pack

Antarctica & North Pole
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 […]

Are there alternatives to taking Diamox at high altitude

Antarctica & North Pole
Are there alternatives to taking Diamox at high altitude. Ian Taylor Trekking have put over 2,000 people into Everest Base Camp at 5,364/ 17,500 feet and have 200+ 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 […]

Where do I get helicopter evacuation cover for my trekking adventure

Antarctica & North Pole
Where do I get helicopter evacuation cover 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 […]

Why do we trek, climb and adventure around the world

Antarctica & North Pole
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 […]

Pacing at high altitude

Antarctica & North Pole
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 […]

Expedition North Pole 2020

Antarctica & North Pole
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 […]

Trekking Climbing and Adventuring the world with us

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Trekking Climbing and Adventuring the world with us. After going on some mountain trips with shocking service, support, food, tents, equipment and staff it was time to offer something better. That is what Ian Taylor Trekking is doing. READ MORE. Trekking Climbing and Adventuring the world with us If you are looking for a hiking, trekking, […]

Trekking with Ian Taylor Trekking

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Ian Taylor Trekking As with everything in life I spend a lot of time researching on the web when I need or want something, when you put in Mount Everest Base Camp trekking pages of different companies come up, I reached out to 4 or 5 different companies to see what everybody offered and many […]

Solar charging for adventure trekking and mountaineering

Antarctica & North Pole
Solar charging for adventure trekking and mountaineering. If you are joining a trekking or mountaineering expedition around the world at some point having a solar charger will make sense. You can even use it at home, traveling or in the car. Check out Sol Pro for their excellent tried and tested equipment. All their solar gear is […]

Muscle Memory for Trekking and mountaineering

Antarctica & North Pole
Muscle Memory for Trekking and mountaineering is all about excellent conditioning of your muscles over a long period of time. It is so important for trekking, climbing, mountaineering and multi-day adventures. If you are going to run a marathon you should be running. If you planning a multi day trekking trip you would be hiking […]