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Ian Taylor

  • Everest Summitteer
  • The youngest Irishman to stand on the top of the world
Traveling From
Colorado
Fee Range
$7,500 - $10,000

Categories:
Achievement · Adventurers/Explorers · Change · Inspiration · Motivation ...more · Mountain Climbers · Youth/College Motivation ...less

About Ian

On May 23, 2008, Ian Taylor became the youngest Irishman to stand on the top of the world. In June 2007 Ian and his friend set out to climb four mountains on four continents in one year with Mount Everest being the final climb. Before June 2007, he had only climbed one mountain over 5,000m. Ian also took on a charity element, raising €70,000 to build the Mt. Everest primary school in Uganda with Irish charity Fields of Life.  

From + 40c to – 40c Ian braved his own demons and the mountains. He saved a fellow climbers life and four months after being told he wasn’t the right material for Everest by two professionals, he successfully made it to the summit of Mount... » read more

On May 23, 2008, Ian Taylor became the youngest Irishman to stand on the top of the world. In June 2007 Ian and his friend set out to climb four mountains on four continents in one year with Mount Everest being the final climb. Before June 2007, he had only climbed one mountain over 5,000m. Ian also took on a charity element, raising €70,000 to build the Mt. Everest primary school in Uganda with Irish charity Fields of Life.  

From + 40c to – 40c Ian braved his own demons and the mountains. He saved a fellow climbers life and four months after being told he wasn’t the right material for Everest by two professionals, he successfully made it to the summit of Mount Everest. This was a true story of teamwork, drive and ultimately success.  

Based in the US and Ireland, Ian has years of experience of managing teams in a business environment. He also leads and trains teams for mountain expeditions around the world and has done so with great success. Ian has climbed Kilimanjaro 15 times now, aiming for 50 summits, he has lead hundreds of people to reach their goals in the mountains. A team Ian lead to Kilimanjaro in September 2011, just released a book about their journey.   

Ian’s Everest DVD Documentary ‘ A Summit Calling ‘ is one to watch out for and he also has a book coming out on his amazing journey. ‘A phenomenal journey, A story that needs to be told’ – Jim O’Dea Sports and cultural council  

Ian was involved with the Ireland to Everest 2012 ascent of Mt. Everest, using his skills to help others achieve their dreams on Everest. Ian manages his own trekking company, Ian Taylor Trekking, training teams for their treks around the world. Ian is a team leader, motivational and Leisure consultant. Picture attached to the e-mail. 

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Speaker Programs

Everest to the Top
Vision Drives Activity
"So you've reached the top" What's next
The Management of change
Following passion to succeed

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