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January 2018

You Signed Up For Your Kilimanjaro Climb. Now What?

You finally did it — you booked your Kilimanjaro climb. While you’re probably feeling excited to climb one of the Seven Summits, it’s also totally normal to feel a little nervous about making sure you’re ready. So, when should you start training and what should you tackle first? If there’s one thing we’ve learned in our 40+ years of climbing Kilimanjaro it’s that you can never be too prepared. If you want to know what it takes to climb the world’s highest freestanding mountain, know that you’ll need more than just determination. Fortunately, you can use this checklist of 10

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The Top 20 Best Boots for Climbing Kilimanjaro

— THANK YOU FOR VISITING TUSKER TRAIL — — CLICK HERE TO EXPORE OUR NEW WEBSITE & NEW TREKS —   The only way to reach the Mt. Kilimanjaro summit is with your own two feet. Even though shoes may not necessarily be the first thing on your packing list, starting with the right hiking boots is essential for climbing Kilimanjaro. Bring the wrong boots and you’ll risk getting sidelined by blisters and lost toenails — or worse, a sprained ankle or a back injury that prevents you from reaching the peak. To increase your chances of making it to

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Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja

As a boy growing up at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, Simon Minja cut grass for his father’s cows, but knew he had a higher calling. He peered skyward to the Kibo summit hoping to join his dad atop the mountain one day…

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Mount Everest: Reads and Reels

Few of us will ever attempt to climb Everest because we lack the maniacal drive of the men and women depicted in the best books and movies about Everest. Read and watch these accounts and they may inspire you at the very least to trek to Everest Base Camp…

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