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The 7 shades of Kilimanjaro

The 7 shades of Kilimanjaro

When you climb Kilimanjaro you need to protect yourself from the sun. That’s as obvious as the nose on your face, but are you truly protecting your nose…

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Kilimanjaro: Which is the best route? Machame or Lemosho?

Kilimanjaro: Which is the best route? Machame or Lemosho?

Tusker Trail runs climbs on both routes, but founding guide, Eddie Frank strongly recommends Kilimanjaro’s Lemosho Route and here is his rationale…

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Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja

Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja

As a boy growing up at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, Simon Minja cut grass for his father’s cows, but knew he had a higher calling. He peered skyward to the Kibo summit hoping to join his dad atop the mountain one day…

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Where are You Spending Christmas? The Shira Plateau

Where are You Spending Christmas? The Shira Plateau

The first scheduled Tusker Christmas climb is set for Dec. 21, 2018 and has some surprise seasonal trimmings, as well as plenty of rugged outdoor holiday cheer…

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Is There a New Kilimanjaro Climbing Route?

Is There a New Kilimanjaro Climbing Route?

In January 2018, Eddie will take a scouting trip up Kilimanjaro seeking the seventh route. He is keeping his route details close to his down vest because…

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