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Adventure Travel in the Time of Covid – Part II

Adventure Travel in the Time of Covid – Part II

Adventure travel requires an appetite for risk balanced by trip planning and peak physical conditioning. We’ve been grounded temporarily by the Covid-19 global pandemic, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be back on Kibo’s Summit atop Kilimanjaro or exploring Greenland’s virgin, glacial backcountry in the…

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Adventure Travel in the Time of Covid, Part I

Adventure Travel in the Time of Covid, Part I

Keeping clients healthy has been a Tusker trademark for over two decades. Founder Eddie Frank has pioneered ways to treat altitude sickness on Kilimanjaro and found a solution to conquer “Delhi Belly,” the water born intestinal issue that impacts…

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Coping With Corona Lockdown

Coping With Corona Lockdown

These are VERY interesting times. None of us have ever experienced a “war” at home, much less against an enemy that is so stealthy, that we cannot detect it until it has already infiltrated our defenses. It even managed to infiltrate the White House and was undetected until it had attacked. That’s what’s got a […]

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The Beauty of Barren: Backcountry Greenland

The Beauty of Barren:  Backcountry Greenland

The glaciers are melting, but that’s not the only compelling story unravelling in Greenland today.
Adventure travelers recognize the urgency to see this sprawling, barrenly beautiful wilderness of iceberg laden fjords and glacier chiseled peaks…

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The Kilimanjaro Myth: A walk in the park

The Kilimanjaro Myth:  A walk in the park

At 19, 341 feet Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and that alone should send a message to anyone considering climbing it. At that elevation the air is so thin that unless you’ve got Nepali Sherpa lungs and blood you will be affected…

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