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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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Charity Climbs: The power of belief

Charity Climbs: The power of belief

On Dec. 29 Tusker is leading a Kilimanjaro charity climb to benefit Endure to Cure, the non-profit that has worked with Nick and his parents. The climb is open to anyone and all…

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Everest Base Camp Vs Kilimanjaro: Which is Harder?

Everest Base Camp Vs Kilimanjaro: Which is Harder?

Determining if a climb of Kilimanjaro is harder than a trek to Everest Base Camp shouldn’t be that difficult. Kilimanjaro stands at 19,341 feet in arctic-like conditions while Everest Base Camp sits at 17,650 feet and often out of the snow. Kilimanjaro’s overall summit success rates have been around 40 percent while Everest Base Camp […]

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Patagonia’s W Circuit

Patagonia’s W Circuit

Rainy cold mist is blowing in your face, but these are the perfect conditions to reach into your pack for your camera. Dawn’s golden mist offers the kind of elusive light that made Ansel Adams a legend, but arguably you have a grander landscape to work with. It’s nearly impossible to do it artistic justice, […]

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Reaching the Summit

Reaching the Summit

The Make-A-Wish Israel team climbs Kilimanjaro for children with life-threatening illnesses By Avi Bar Aharon At the end of January this year, together with 13 members of our Make-a-Wish Israel delegation, I reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. We were there on a once-in-a lifetime journey to accompany Noga Barkan, a 20-year-old cancer survivor, […]

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