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Should You Take Diamox to Overcome the Kilimanjaro Altitude?

Should You Take Diamox to Overcome the Kilimanjaro Altitude?

Many mountain myths have surfaced surrounding this “wonder drug” and we hope to clarify its performance with the following myths and facts.

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The 7 shades of Kilimanjaro

The 7 shades of Kilimanjaro

When you climb Kilimanjaro you need to protect yourself from the sun. That’s as obvious as the nose on your face, but are you truly protecting your nose…

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Will You Find Enlightenment on the Teahouse Trail?

Will You Find Enlightenment on the Teahouse Trail?

The world’s crossroads intersect in many far flung places, but none more spectacular than roadless Namche Bazaar and Tengboche. Sometimes only a hiking trail brings the world together…

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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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10 Commandments of Climbing Kilimanjaro

10 Commandments of Climbing Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro allows only the chosen few to summit. Follow these 10 Commandments to lead you to the light at the top of Africa.

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