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New Everest Base Camp Trek Date Added for 2018

By on September 27, 2017 in Everest Base Camp, Nepal with 2 Comments
New Everest Base Camp Trek Date Added for 2018

Peak Season Under Everest There are many reasons trekkers return to the Khumbu Valley once Nepal’s summer monsoons are over.  By October the rains have stopped, but they have provided the best trekking conditions during the year for the ascent to Everest Base Camp at 17,598 feet. After the dust and mud Mountainsides are a […]

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The Art of the Daypack

The Art of the Daypack

On Tusker treks around the world where porters, yaks or mules carry most of your stuff, there is a tendency to under-think your daypack, but that’s a potentially big mistake…

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6 Quick Nepal Trek Prep Tips

6 Quick Nepal Trek Prep Tips

Tusker’s trek to Everest Base Camp (17,585 feet) features a 10,000 foot elevation gain that will take you through Asia’s most iconic landscapes and villages…

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Everest Base Camp Trip Report

Everest Base Camp Trip Report

To me, Tusker Trail’s Everest Base Camp Trek is about the “why”? Why do I travel and why do I travel with Tusker Trail?

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Evacuation Insurance: When to Pull the Ripcord

Evacuation Insurance: When to Pull the Ripcord

Many adventure travelers consider themselves so resilient that they can get out of any backcountry jam. This bulletproof mentality leads many to scoff at evacuation insurance until…

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Trekking Mongolia to Beat Cancer

By on May 23, 2017 in Adventure, Asia, Charity, Mongolia, Trekking with 0 Comments
Trekking Mongolia to Beat Cancer

In July 2018 Mongolia will be the spectacular backdrop for a new charity expedition benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society…

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MONGOLIA ON HORSEBACK

MONGOLIA ON HORSEBACK

Travelers have the option of hiking or riding a horse (or both), and many Tusker tribe members opt to ride like Mongol nomads.

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MONGOLIA’S EAGLE HUNTERS

MONGOLIA’S EAGLE HUNTERS

Hunting with eagles started before Genghis Khan’s time, and Mongolia remains strongly tied to its primordial past.

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WHAT TO PACK FOR YOUR EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

WHAT TO PACK FOR YOUR EVEREST BASE CAMP TREK

The trek to Everest Base Camp requires a wardrobe that is quickly interchangeable to suit the diverse topography and climate over your 38 mile journey.

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WINTER SURVIVAL SKILLS IN MONGOLIA

By on December 15, 2016 in Altai Mountains, Asia, Culture, Mongolia with 0 Comments
WINTER SURVIVAL SKILLS IN MONGOLIA

Surviving the physical and mental hardships of winter in Mongolia is one of the world’s greatest outdoor challenges.

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