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Adventure Posts. For over 4 decades Tusker has led thousands of intrepid travelers on awe-inspiring adventures around the world. Tusker’s fully supported treks allow you to fire up your passion for adventure in faraway places.

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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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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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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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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