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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

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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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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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7 Must-Have Documents to Carry When Climbing Kilimanjaro

7 Must-Have Documents to Carry When Climbing Kilimanjaro

What documents must you carry when you’re climbing Kilimanjaro? Aside from your travel itinerary and passport, you’ll also need to have a few other critical papers handy in your daypack and written down on your Mount Kilimanjaro packing list so you don’t forget them. Check out today’s list of documents to take on your hike, […]

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Days Off En Route to Everest Base Camp

Days Off En Route to Everest Base Camp

On Tusker’s Everest Base Camp trek a day off can be as active and as interesting as you want it to be. You can veg out in the lodge or venture out taking photos of the multicultural characters who ply the unpaved alleys in a global crossroads village…

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