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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.

COTTON KILLS

COTTON KILLS

Back in the late 70s, long before Eddie Frank would become a world-renowned expert in high altitude climbing, he made his first attempted climb of Kilimanjaro and almost never made it off the mountain alive.

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IF HIS MAJESTY HAS COUNTED, IT HAS TO BE 100% CORRECT

IF HIS MAJESTY HAS COUNTED, IT HAS TO BE 100% CORRECT

That immortal line quoted in the title above found its way into Eddie’s brain, out of his mouth, and into the annals of adventure as one of the – until now – least known epic comebacks ever.

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THE BANGUI BOTTLENECK

THE BANGUI BOTTLENECK

At precisely the same time as the Iranian Hostage Crisis, 3,000 miles away, Eddie Frank’s fledgling Tusker Trail was undergoing a little crisis of its own.

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TUSKER NEWS

TUSKER NEWS

The latest on the Tusker planet.

1. Tusker’s latest Kilimanjaro route. The “Legacy” route.

2. View the upcoming solar eclipse from Kilimanjaro.

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OTHER ANNAPURNAS

On June 3, 1950, Maurice Herzog and Louis Lachenal summited Annapurna I, the first of the world’s fourteen 8,000 meter peaks to be climbed.

Herzog’s account of the epic climb may have been one-sided, but his feat of reaching the impossible continues to resonate. As Herzog writes, “There are other Annapurnas in the lives of men.”

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