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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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Kathmandu: Climber’s Night Out

Kathmandu: Climber’s Night Out

Summiting Everest is so stressful climbers need a place to exhale. Chaotic Kathmandu is where they relax. For you on your Everest Base Camp trek, it’s the best place to hear their stories and gain insight into what it’s like to be on Mt. Everest…

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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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