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Health & Fitness 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.

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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How to Prevent AMS

How to Prevent AMS

Slow down and drink You’ve trained for months and you’re 100 percent healthy exploding with energy after getting your first glimpse of Kilimanjaro. Once on the trail you’re like a lion chasing a gazelle—all adrenalin consumed by the chase. You by pass your fellow trekkers and despite your guides urging in Swahili pole pole (“go […]

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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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Get in Shape to Go Trekking

Get in Shape to Go Trekking

You can have a great gym body, but not do so well on your attempt to bag Kilimanjaro or the Cordillera Blanca. How can that be?

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Kilimanjaro – 6 Quick Prep Tips

Kilimanjaro – 6 Quick Prep Tips

Climbing Kilimanjaro is not your ordinary trip and what works for you, sailing in the Caribbean or hiking in the Rockies, will likely not transcend to Tanzania…

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