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Reaching the Summit

Reaching the Summit

The Make-A-Wish Israel team climbs Kilimanjaro for children with life-threatening illnesses By Avi Bar Aharon At the end of January this year, together with 13 members of our Make-a-Wish Israel delegation, I reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. We were there on a once-in-a lifetime journey to accompany Noga Barkan, a 20-year-old cancer survivor, […]

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Everest Base Camp Success Guide

Everest Base Camp Success Guide

Trekking to Everest Base is easier than climbing to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, but that doesn’t mean you take EBC for granted…

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Kilimanjaro’s New Route: The Great Circumnavigation

Kilimanjaro’s New Route: The Great Circumnavigation

Did you ever stop to think that there could be a better way up Kilimanjaro? Eddie Frank did. And here’s what he discovered.

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How To Winterize For Treks

How To Winterize For Treks

Everest Base Camp and Kilimanjaro’s summit temps are below freezing. Patagonia and Mongolia are warmer, but not that much on windy and wet days…

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Tusker’s Medical Advantage: Cultural Cross Pollination

Tusker’s Medical Advantage: Cultural Cross Pollination

For decades high altitude medical expertise was not a priority for companies leading treks to Everest Base Camp. Many relied on the two local health clinics en route or the seasonal medical tent, Everest ER, during the…

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