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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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SHOULD YOU TAKE DIAMOX AT HIGH ALTITUDE?

SHOULD YOU TAKE DIAMOX AT HIGH ALTITUDE?

Many mountain myths have surfaced surrounding this “wonder drug” and we hope to clarify its performance with the following myths and facts.

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HOW TO STAY HEALTHILY HYDRATED ON THE TRAIL

HOW TO STAY HEALTHILY HYDRATED ON THE TRAIL

When adventuring in a world where over 90 percent of water is unsafe to drink, it’s a challenge to stay both hydrated and healthy.

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