KILIMANJARO

Aging and Altitude

Aging and Altitude

There may be a silver lining in that gray hair atop your balding head. People in their 50’s and older may be able to handle high altitude better than people half their age…

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PATAGONIA

Patagonia’s Big Five

Patagonia’s Big Five

Most people go to Torres Del Paine National Park to see its spectacular throne like spires. As world class as these mountains are, there is more for wilderness adventurers. Patagonia’s Big Five wildlife list while not as spectacular as Africa’s is also special…

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EVEREST BASE CAMP

The Zen “Trail” Leads to Everest Base Camp

The Zen “Trail” Leads to Everest Base Camp

The Zen way to Everest Base Camp is less about the destination and more about how you’re trekking. Of course getting to the destination is important, but so can be the entire experience en route…

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MONGOLIA

Under Mongolia’s Five Saints

Under Mongolia’s Five Saints

Buried under the snow, the Tavn Bogd Mountains divide Russia, China and Mongolia. The highest peaks are known as the Five Saints and in the perpetual snow…

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PERU

Aging and Altitude

Aging and Altitude

There may be a silver lining in that gray hair atop your balding head. People in their 50’s and older may be able to handle high altitude better than people half their age…

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TUSKER ALUMNI

Celebrating the New Year with the Tusker Kilimanjaro Team

Celebrating the New Year with the Tusker Kilimanjaro Team

It was truly special to be at the top of the world before ringing in 2018! Our Tusker guides Eliakimu, Pastori, and Urio were incredible! We were all amazed by the depth of their training and customer service skills…

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TRAVEL

A Short History of Trekking Guides

A Short History of Trekking Guides

Hire wisely because not all guides have the requisite chops to help you deal with altitude sickness atop Kilimanjaro or Delhi Belly at Everest Base Camp or a river crossing on the Mongolian steppe. Generally, the quality of guides, while improving, is still all over the map…

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Tusker Geografica

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