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Kilimanjaro: Which is the best route? Machame or Lemosho?

Kilimanjaro: Which is the best route? Machame or Lemosho?

Tusker Trail runs climbs on both routes, but founding guide, Eddie Frank strongly recommends Kilimanjaro’s Lemosho Route and here is his rationale…

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9 Things You Think You Need to Climb Kilimanjaro But Really Don’t

By on February 3, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments
9 Things You Think You Need to Climb Kilimanjaro But Really Don’t

Packing for the adventure that is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro may seem overwhelming at first — especially if you lack hiking experience or are prone to overpacking to begin with. When you don’t know which type of gear to bring versus rent and you step into an outdoor retail space like a kid in a candy […]

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You Signed Up For Your First Kilimanjaro Hike. Now What?

By on January 26, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 3 Comments
You Signed Up For Your First Kilimanjaro Hike. Now What?

You finally did it — you booked your first Kilimanjaro hike. While you’re probably feeling excited to climb one of the Seven Summits, it’s also totally normal to feel a little nervous about making sure you’re ready. So, when should you start training and what should you tackle first? If there’s one thing we’ve learned in […]

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The Top 20 Best Boots for Climbing Kilimanjaro

By on January 24, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 12 Comments
The Top 20 Best Boots for Climbing Kilimanjaro

The only way to reach the Mt. Kilimanjaro summit is with your own two feet. Even though shoes may not necessarily be the first thing on your packing list, starting with the right hiking boots is essential for climbing Kilimanjaro. Bring the wrong boots and you’ll risk getting sidelined by blisters and lost toenails — or […]

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Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja

Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja

As a boy growing up at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, Simon Minja cut grass for his father’s cows, but knew he had a higher calling. He peered skyward to the Kibo summit hoping to join his dad atop the mountain one day…

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