Kilimanjaro

Aging and Altitude

Aging and Altitude

There may be a silver lining in that gray hair atop your balding head. People in their 50’s and older may be able to handle high altitude better than people half their age…

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Recommended Meds, Vaccinations and Inoculations for Kilimanjaro

Recommended Meds, Vaccinations and Inoculations for Kilimanjaro

Medications and inoculations need to be taken as seriously as finding the right hiking boots for your Kilimanjaro climb. Do your homework both online and in your community…

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Kilimanjaro: Guiding the Guides

Kilimanjaro: Guiding the Guides

Nobody climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro alone. Not for a long time. And the most important people on your team should be your guides…

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Celebrating 60 on Kilimanjaro

Celebrating 60 on Kilimanjaro

The attention to our health was much appreciated. Tusker’s medical care was one of the deciding factors in my selection of a trekking company.

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FALLING IN LOVE WITH KILIMANJARO

FALLING IN LOVE WITH KILIMANJARO

One of the highlights of this Kilimanjaro climb was camping in the Crater. As we were descending into the Crater after summiting, a very cool storm came up…

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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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Giving Kilimanjaro’s Porters a Lift

Giving Kilimanjaro’s Porters a Lift

Tusker’s alliance with the local Lions Club extends its own warm clothing drive with donations of money and/or clothes from caring clients…

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KILIMANJARO: IT’S ABOUT THE SUMMIT

By on April 5, 2017 in Africa, Kilimanjaro, Mountains with 1 Comment
KILIMANJARO: IT’S ABOUT THE SUMMIT

Avoid the second guessers by bagging the summit. Kilimanjaro is not about the journey, it’s about making the summit and the euphoria you share with your fellow summiteers.

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KILIMANJARO: CLIMB FOR VALOR

By on March 8, 2017 in Africa, Kilimanjaro, Mountains, Trekking with 0 Comments
KILIMANJARO: CLIMB FOR VALOR

Kilimanjaro Climb for Valor brings together wounded vets, Gold Star family members and eight civilians on a Kilimanjaro climb. It’s a chance for the civilian and military worlds to…

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10 BIGGEST KILIMANJARO BLUNDERS

By on February 21, 2017 in Adventure, Africa, Kilimanjaro, Trekking with 2 Comments
10 BIGGEST KILIMANJARO BLUNDERS

We’re human, we make mistakes. But if your Kilimanjaro climb is going to succeed at the summit, you’ve got to minimize the errors.

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