Kilimanjaro Category

Mount Kilimanjaro Climbs. 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.

KILIMANJARO MOLDING

KILIMANJARO MOLDING

Sterling Rollins climbed Kilimanjaro with his family when he was 15 in 2010. Have a look at his eloquent account of the climb, written recently at age 17 for his English class.

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WHY TUSKER?

WHY TUSKER?

Despite being the “golden” group member, Jim O’Brien regales over his Kilimanjaro climb, foggy summit and all.

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KILIMANJARO PROMISE

KILIMANJARO PROMISE

Before Beth Behrle climbed Kilimanjaro in 2006, she promised her 12-year-old daughter Katie that they would climb it together some day. The climb would prove to be much more challenging than Beth had ever imagined.

But 5 years later, Katie held her mom to the promise she had unwittingly made so long ago.

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TREKKERS SPEAK OUT

TREKKERS SPEAK OUT

This August, Maxine Adshead, a retiree from Cranbrook, British Colombia who is an avid hiker and black belt in karate, summited Kilimanjaro as a member of the annual Eddie & Amy Frank Climb.

Read Maxine’s heartfelt letter to Tusker Coordinator, Mel Kaida, about the many special moments her team shared on the mountain.

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GRATITUDE & GRACE

GRATITUDE & GRACE

“I felt like I could handle anything in that moment. I was smiling so big my face hurt. I felt like laughing. I felt grace.”

In May, Tusker coordinator Mariya Porten climbed Kilimanjaro with her father, Steve Porten. The climb affected Mariya in ways she never could have imagined, and will never forget.

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