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Adventure Travel in the Time of Covid – Part II

Adventure Travel in the Time of Covid – Part II

Adventure travel requires an appetite for risk balanced by trip planning and peak physical conditioning. We’ve been grounded temporarily by the Covid-19 global pandemic, but that doesn’t mean we won’t be back on Kibo’s Summit atop Kilimanjaro or exploring Greenland’s virgin, glacial backcountry in the…

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The Kilimanjaro Myth: A walk in the park

The Kilimanjaro Myth:  A walk in the park

At 19, 341 feet Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and that alone should send a message to anyone considering climbing it. At that elevation the air is so thin that unless you’ve got Nepali Sherpa lungs and blood you will be affected…

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Kilimanjaro Shining Moment

Kilimanjaro Shining Moment

The first question we ask ourselves, ‘are we going to have to climb that looming wall today?’ Hopefully we get to camp beneath it and tackle it in the morning’s freshness. Thankfully the Barranco Wall is for tomorrow…

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Climb Kilimanjaro with a Knee Replacement

Climb Kilimanjaro with a Knee Replacement

Partial knee replacements have given Eddie a new lease on trekking life and he encourages those contemplating either a partial or total knee replacement to go for it. A successful surgery can…

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Patagonia: Taking the Argentine Option

Patagonia: Taking the Argentine Option

Patagonia’s national parks are immense spread over 800,000 square miles and two countries. Chile’s world famous Torres Del Paine National Park is the bucket list destination, but Argentina’s Glaciares National Park may be as scenic and as trek worthy as its better known sister…

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