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.

JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME

JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME

A few months ago, Lynn Anderson, stood on the summit of Kilimanjaro. To achieve the summit was a lifetime goal of hers, and at the age of 66, she was finally able to make her dream a reality.

Upon her return home, Lynn wrote the following letter to Eddie Frank to share her expereince on the mountain with him. Lynn’s testament is proof that climbing Kilimanjaro is as much a journey of the heart, as it is a physical challenge.

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ASTRONOMY INTO THIN AIR

ASTRONOMY INTO THIN AIR

An avid astrophotographer, one of Shawn Quinn’s main objectives was to photograph the southern skies with a DSLR on a tracking mount. Upon his return home, Quinn wrote a fascinating article about the expedition, which was published in Sky and Telescope magazine complete with his stunning photography.

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TUSKER’S YOUTUBE VIDEO HITS 100,000 VIEWS

Tusker’s video “Kilimanjaro – A Lost World”, narrated by Will Lyman, recently exceeded the 100,000-view mark on YouTube.

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THE SUMMIT AND THE DESCENT

THE SUMMIT AND THE DESCENT

In March, Gavin MacKenzie, a Canadian Lawyer and 9x Boston Marathoner, did a solo summit of Kilimanjaro with Kombe, his Tusker guide.

During his climb, Gavin kept a detailed journal of his experience to share with family and friends. Gavin’s entry from his emotional summit day offers a rich description of the mental stamina and strength it takes to conquer Kilimanjaro.

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SUCCESSFUL EVACUATION

SUCCESSFUL EVACUATION

In November of 2010, Miin Alikhan, a hospital director from Toronto, Ontario, developed high altitude pulmonary edema during a Kilimanjaro climb and was subsequently evacuated during the night after her team had summited.

Here is Miin’s first hand account of her time on the mountain.

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