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History 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.

Coping With Corona Lockdown

Coping With Corona Lockdown

These are VERY interesting times. None of us have ever experienced a “war” at home, much less against an enemy that is so stealthy, that we cannot detect it until it has already infiltrated our defenses. It even managed to infiltrate the White House and was undetected until it had attacked. That’s what’s got a […]

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A Short History of Trekking Guides

A Short History of Trekking Guides

Hire wisely because not all guides have the requisite chops to help you deal with altitude sickness atop Kilimanjaro or Delhi Belly at Everest Base Camp or a river crossing on the Mongolian steppe. Generally, the quality of guides, while improving, is still all over the map…

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Everest Base Camp History

Everest Base Camp History

When Edmund Hillary was a member of the fabled 1953 British climbing team that did the impossible, EBC was just a glacial moraine on top of dry ice at the bottom of the foreboding Khumbu Icefall. It had been quiet for centuries except…

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TUSKER VIP ADVENTURE GROUP

TUSKER VIP ADVENTURE GROUP

All you need to show is the spirit of adventure, and Eddie will green light your membership into The Tusker VIP Adventure Group.

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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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