How should you be training to climb Aconcagua

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First things first, DO NOT show up on one of trips without fully preparing. If you show up unprepared you put our set up, staff and yourself and team at risk. Having an excellent level of fitness prior to departing on an expedition will give you the best chance of achieving your aim and enjoying […]

My experience climbing Mera and Island peaks

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This was my experience climbing Mera and Island peaks.  First of all I want to say I have trekked and climbed with many companies and Ian Taylor Trekking were by far the best. The acclimatization, quality of the climbing Sherpa’s, western guide and over all support before and during the trip was first class. Failure […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro in January and February

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I have just returned from climbing Kilimanjaro for the 31st time. I am still amazed by the lack of physical training some people are applying to their training and preparation. Not sure how we can communicate this better. Trust me it is critical for your safety and success. The lack of physical conditioning, leg strength and […]

The Best Acclimatization for Climbing Kilimanjaro

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The Best Acclimatization for Climbing Kilimanjaro is very simple. Take more time. I know it costs more each day to stay on the hill, but trust me it makes all the difference in this once in a lifetime adventure. More acclimatization, means better safety. The additional time on Kilimanjaro will give you an easier ride […]

Our Top 50 Tips for your Everest Base Camp Trek

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Our Top 50 Tips for your Everest Base Camp Trek.  I have personally climbed Everest to the top and led 30+ treks to Everest.  Ian Taylor Trekking only run quality treks to Everest. We lead around 50 trips per year into the Everest region of Nepal.  We are a world leader in offering quality run treks […]

The Keys to Success Climbing Kilimanjaro

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There are lots of important elements to successfully Climbing Kilimanjaro. There are a few very important things to absolutely bring with you if you want to be successful.  This page has links to other really important information about how to be successful climbing Kilimanjaro. The first key to success is in the route, acclimatization and […]

Training advice for your Huayhuash Circuit Trek in Peru

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Training advice for your Huayhuash Circuit Trek in Peru. If you are signed up to an Ian Taylor Trekking trip to this amazing region of Peru you do need to be training and preparing for our unique itinerary. This trek had a lot of up and down over high passes at high altitude.  you can contact […]

Training advice Mera and Island peaks climbing expedition

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Training advice Mera and Island peaks climbing expedition. You will be hiking up and down hills in low oxygen environments for days on end. You will be carrying 6kg/ 13lbs each day with 2/3 liters of water at a time, rain gear, camera, sun cream, snack and higher up you will have to carry gloves, down, […]

Elevations gains on your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu

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What are the elevations gains on your Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu. This will depend on your route you chose. We will look at the traditional 4 day Inca trail but the 5 day and 6 day treks will include all or most of the same trail to Machu Picchu.  After helping over 1,000 people […]

Top 10 Tips while you are on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

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Here are our Top 10 Tips while you are on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu. Over the past 12 years we have developed our service along the Inca Trail running 10+ trips per year. Here are 20 reasons to chose Ian Taylor Trekking for your Inca trail trek. We love the 5 day Classic […]