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Patagonia: Reads and Reels

Patagonia:  Reads and Reels

Lady Dixie Florence was the first to go agog when she saw Paine’s massive towers calling its three throne granite setting, “Cleopatra’s Needles.” This was written in her 1880 travelogue “Across Patagonia,” but we haven’t read her take, and will take her word for it…

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Tusker Adds Second 2020 Eclipse Trip to Patagonia

Tusker Adds Second 2020 Eclipse Trip to Patagonia

After selling out our December 2020 total solar eclipse trip to Chile, we have been able to create a second trip to accommodate overflow demand. This second trip is Dec. 7-15, 2020…

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Patagonia Trekking Seasons

Patagonia Trekking Seasons

If you love adventure trekking there is no more spectacular place on the planet than Patagonia. Don’t ask the question if you should go, but rather, when…

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Patagonia’s Pinnacles of Pleasure & Pain

Patagonia’s Pinnacles of Pleasure & Pain

The Behemoths—Fitz Roy & Cerro Torre Standing a mere 11,020 feet, Mt. Fitz Roy is a goliath in the mountaineering world. It’s nearby brother Cerro Torre is a tad over 10,000 feet yet fewer than a dozen have ever climbed it. Much fewer climbers ascend Argentina’s  Fitz Roy than they do Nepal’s Mt. Everest’s iconically […]

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The Art of the Daypack

The Art of the Daypack

On Tusker treks around the world where porters, yaks or mules carry most of your stuff, there is a tendency to under-think your daypack, but that’s a potentially big mistake…

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