Who is the best service provider on Mount Kilimanjaro

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We like to think we are one of the best operators on Kilimanjaro. We have our own full time staff on the ground in Tanzania. Most of our staff on the ground in Tanzania have worked with us for more than 8 years and we pay them a minimum of TZS 20,000 per day. We […]

What is the best route to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania

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What is the best route to climb Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. Let’s cut to the chase. In our opinion the Lemosho route is the best, most scenic and route with the best acclimatization or a safe, enjoyable and successful ascent of Kilimanjaro. Here’s why. We have led over 210 Kilimanjaro climb over the last 12 years. […]

The challenges of a new era trekking to Everest Base Camp

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The challenges of a new era trekking to Everest Base Camp. I have been making the very special journey to Mt. Everest for 16 years now. I wasn’t trekking to Everest in the old days of the 50’s or 80’s or even the 90’s but I do remember seeing my first western toilet brought in the […]

The truth about the Baranco wall on Kilimanjaro

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The truth about the Baranco wall on Kilimanjaro. The truth is 95% of this infamous Baranco wall is just slow walking. Yes There are a couple of scrambling sections on the lower and upper most part of the wall that require focus and good balance and core stability. You should not be afraid of this […]

What is the best route to climb Mera Peak in Nepal

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What is the best route to climb Mera Peak in Nepal. Over the years we have changed our Mera Peak itinerary to suit a more challenging and remote mountain experience along with having plenty of time for acclimatization and we believe we have the schedule of all scheduled to help you achieve success and safety on […]

Island peak is a climb not a trekking peak

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Island peak is a climb not a trekking peak. The reality is Island peak is technical, not easy and requires you to come prepared with the right training, as your safety should be your number one concern. I am just back from my 14th and 15th Island peak climbs and we had great success once again. […]

20 Reasons to pick Ian Taylor Trekking for your Everest Base Camp Trek

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20 Reasons to pick Ian Taylor Trekking for your Everest Base Camp Trek. We are selling out on our Everest Base Camp Trek 12 months in advance. We have our own full time staff, more acclimatization and success rates second to none. We use the best lodges and give out the best advice you can […]

20 Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking

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20 Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking. Here are a few reasons to join one of 20 teams each year climbing Kilimanjaro. We have people joining our teams from around the world and we lead the way in running quality run trips up Kilimanjaro. 20 Reasons to Climb Kilimanjaro with Ian Taylor Trekking […]

On the way to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 50 times

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On the way to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 50 times. I usually climb Kilimanjaro 3 or 4 times a year and really want to highlight the work of Fields of Life. I have had long standing relationship with Fields of Life and they do amazing work across East Africa. On the way to Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro […]

Lessons learned from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 30 times

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Lessons learned from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 30 times.  I have been climbing on Kilimanjaro for over a decade and have seen one thing change and continue to get worse. More and more people are cutting corners and trying to get up and down in less time. Taking serious risks with their safety and the safety of […]