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.

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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KILI’S THIN AIR DEFLATES TENNIS GREAT

Tennis icon Martina Navratilova defied age to win major doubles championships after 40. Despite her renowned tenacity and training regime, summiting Kilimanjaro is not yet part of her legacy.

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DECODING CODE

DECODING CODE

Chris Bredt, a lawyer from Toronto, Canada, just finished his second climb up Kilimanjaro. Not only did he climb all the way to the summit of that massive mountain (twice!), but he also led a team that raised over $180,000 for charity on the most recent climb.

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BILL CLINTON’S EYES ON THE SKY

In 1997, former president Bill Clinton granted a wish to a 16-year old boy to meet him, through the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Eight years later that same boy, with his lymphoma in remission, summitted Mt. Kilimanjaro, and called Clinton from the top. Inspired by his young friend, Clinton recently announced that he himself would like to climb Africa’s tallest peak.

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