What is the right down Jacket for your climbing or trekking adventure

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What is the right down Jacket for your climbing or trekking adventure. You really need to understand the differences between down jackets and make sure you have the right down jacket for your chosen adventure. What is the right down Jacket for your climbing or trekking adventure 800 fill down jacket does NOT mean it […]

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 […]

What are the best mountaineering boots on the market

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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, […]

Altitude training mask verses weight in your back pack

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

What are the right trekking boots for my trekking trip

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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 […]

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, […]