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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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The Spiral Route Adds an Eighth Option to Kilimanjaro’s Routes

By on July 11, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments
The Spiral Route Adds an Eighth Option to Kilimanjaro’s Routes

What does it mean to be a trailblazer? This word often describes someone who sets out to create a new, better way of accomplishing a difficult task or challenge. And in the adventure world, sometimes it literally means blazing a new trail – or in this case a new Kilimanjaro route. Eddie Frank, the founding […]

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Is it Dangerous or is Camping in the Crater the Ultimate Kilimanjaro Experience?

By on July 11, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 8 Comments
Is it Dangerous or is Camping in the Crater the Ultimate Kilimanjaro Experience?

On Kilimanjaro the one thing that separates the average guide from the well-trained professionals is their willingness to take clients camping in Kilimanjaro’s crater at 18,700 feet…

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Staying Dry on Your Trek

Staying Dry on Your Trek

There is a good chance during a trek in Tusker country it will rain or snow. Most adventure travelers gear up to stay warm paying less attention to staying dry. Big mistake because getting wet especially in cold conditions can compromise your…

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