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First Timer’s Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro

First Timer’s Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro

We all need a shot of adrenalin at some point in our lives and we suggest that shot is time spent in primal nature on an adventure travel journey. Many folks are instinctively drawn to such an adventure, but…

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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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Can I Eat my Special Diet While Climbing Kilimanjaro?

By on August 8, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments
Can I Eat my Special Diet While Climbing Kilimanjaro?

When you think of climbing Kilimanjaro, the food you eat on your journey may be the last thing on your mind… unless you have a special diet. Whether you’re vegan or vegetarian, avoiding carbs and sugar, or have allergy restrictions, what you eat is usually one of your first considerations before taking on any new […]

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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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What Happens to Your Body On a Kilimanjaro Hike

By on July 25, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments
What Happens to Your Body On a Kilimanjaro Hike

What does it actually feel like to go on a Mount Kilimanjaro hike? Since your body has to deal with varying weather patterns, changing elevations and high altitude summiting, climbing Kilimanjaro can either mess with your system or have very little effect on it. The tricky thing is, you never know which one it’ll be. […]

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