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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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Total Eclipse: Chasing the Myths

Total Eclipse: Chasing the Myths

From the ancients in Asia who thought a dragon had eaten the sun to today’s high tech chasers, total solar eclipses have made people curious, anxious, exuberant and crazy…

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The Antikythera Mechanism

By on August 21, 2017 in Patagonia, Science with 0 Comments
The Antikythera Mechanism

Imagine you are watching an old, silent movie with Charlie Chaplin starring. He walks down a street, wiggles his mustache, opens up his bag, and pulls out an iPad. “Wait!

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The Patagonia Eclipse is Over, Now What Happens? Plenty!

The Patagonia Eclipse is Over, Now What Happens? Plenty!

When the December 2020 eclipse is over and the lights come back on, you’re inspired to fully experience some of the best adventure travel earth has to offer!

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What it’s Like to Trek in Southern Patagonia

What it’s Like to Trek in Southern Patagonia

If you want to be humbled by the land and shaped by nature’s variable, sometimes capricious weather, then trekking in southern Patagonia might be an out-of-this-world experience…

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SOLAR ECLIPSE: PATAGONIA DECEMBER 14, 2020

SOLAR ECLIPSE: PATAGONIA DECEMBER 14, 2020

Based on astronomical mapping, the bottom fifth of Chile will be the best place to view the total eclipse of 2020 that will occur Dec. 14…

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PATAGONIA TREK INCLUDES UNIQUE ACCOMMODATIONS

PATAGONIA TREK INCLUDES UNIQUE ACCOMMODATIONS

Tusker’s Patagonia trek offers a diversity of accommodation to match the region’s startling biodiversity.

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WHAT TO PACK FOR THE PATAGONIA TORRES DEL PAINE TREK

WHAT TO PACK FOR THE PATAGONIA TORRES DEL PAINE TREK

Unlike most Tusker trips where porters carry the majority of your gear, trekkers will be sharing the load on the Torres del Paine trek. Precise packing is a necessity.

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WHAT IS ALL THE TORRES DEL PAINE BUZZ ABOUT?

WHAT IS ALL THE TORRES DEL PAINE BUZZ ABOUT?

Rev up the cameras and rainproof clothing for Tusker’s newest adventure destination – Patagonia’s Torres Del Paine National Park.

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