Kilimanjaro Category

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EDDIE’S 50th CLIMB

EDDIE’S 50th CLIMB

A conversation with Eddie Frank on lessons learned along the way to 50 Kilimanjaro summits.

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THE MOST MENTALLY DRAINING DAY OF MY LIFE

I was about 30 minutes away from reaching Moir Camp when I had officially run out of steam – for the third or fourth time.

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TUSKER’S BADASS OF THE MONTH: BOB CRISP

Tusker’s Badass of the Month is a new series debuting this issue. It chronicles some of the baddest, toughest, smartest men/women who fought good fights, made lots of enemies and were controversial, never conventional.

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MY LAST GREAT MOUNTAIN

Okay, it’s not a Himalayan giant. In fact, it barely qualifies as a scramble. But when you are 72, your knees are shot, and your VO₂max is edging toward zilch, Mount Kilimanjaro (19,340-ft/5,895-m) can be a personal Everest.

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COTTON KILLS

COTTON KILLS

Back in the late 70s, long before Eddie Frank would become a world-renowned expert in high altitude climbing, he made his first attempted climb of Kilimanjaro and almost never made it off the mountain alive.

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