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Kathmandu: Climber’s Night Out

Kathmandu: Climber’s Night Out

Summiting Everest is so stressful climbers need a place to exhale. Chaotic Kathmandu is where they relax. For you on your Everest Base Camp trek, it’s the best place to hear their stories and gain insight into what it’s like to be on Mt. Everest…

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6 Tips for Finding an Experienced Guide to Help You Climb Kili

By on March 7, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments
6 Tips for Finding an Experienced Guide to Help You Climb Kili

Did you know you can’t climb Kili without a licensed and registered guide? The government of Tanzania and the Mount Kilimanjaro National Park made it a rule that all treks up the mountain need a registered, licensed guide at the helm. That’s for a few reasons.  Most importantly, a Mount Kilimanjaro hike can be dangerous. […]

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Should You Take Diamox to Overcome the Kilimanjaro Altitude?

Should You Take Diamox to Overcome the Kilimanjaro Altitude?

Many mountain myths have surfaced surrounding this “wonder drug” and we hope to clarify its performance with the following myths and facts.

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Patagonia: Reads and Reels

Patagonia:  Reads and Reels

Lady Dixie Florence was the first to go agog when she saw Paine’s massive towers calling its three throne granite setting, “Cleopatra’s Needles.” This was written in her 1880 travelogue “Across Patagonia,” but we haven’t read her take, and will take her word for it…

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Training for Kilimanjaro: How to Hike in High Altitude

By on February 28, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 2 Comments
Training for Kilimanjaro: How to Hike in High Altitude

Wondering what kind of training you need for Kilimanjaro? Standing at 19,341 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro requires serious mental, physical, and emotional endurance from start to finish. The strenuous climb – combined with the high altitudes – causes nearly 60% of climbers to leave the trails without ever taking a selfie at the Kilimanjaro summit. So, […]

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