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Under Mongolia’s Five Saints

Under Mongolia’s Five Saints

Buried under the snow, the Tavn Bogd Mountains divide Russia, China and Mongolia. The highest peaks are known as the Five Saints and in the perpetual snow…

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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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Everest Base Camp Success Guide

Everest Base Camp Success Guide

Trekking to Everest Base is easier than climbing to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, but that doesn’t mean you take EBC for granted…

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How To Winterize For Treks

How To Winterize For Treks

Everest Base Camp and Kilimanjaro’s summit temps are below freezing. Patagonia and Mongolia are warmer, but not that much on windy and wet days…

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Tusker’s Medical Advantage: Cultural Cross Pollination

Tusker’s Medical Advantage: Cultural Cross Pollination

For decades high altitude medical expertise was not a priority for companies leading treks to Everest Base Camp. Many relied on the two local health clinics en route or the seasonal medical tent, Everest ER, during the…

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