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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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Nepal: Namaste with a Caveat

Nepal: Namaste with a Caveat

As adventure travelers we are naturally curious, compassionate and willing to take risks. These are great qualities enriching our lives, but also can make us vulnerable to scams. Nepal is a magnificent adventure travel destination, but there is a caveat…

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Where are You Spending Christmas? The Shira Plateau

Where are You Spending Christmas? The Shira Plateau

The first scheduled Tusker Christmas climb is set for Dec. 21, 2018 and has some surprise seasonal trimmings, as well as plenty of rugged outdoor holiday cheer…

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Machame Route: Should you climb Kilimanjaro in as few days as possible?

Machame Route: Should you climb Kilimanjaro in as few days as possible?

The Machame Route has been popular ever since Kilimanjaro opened to global tourism in the 1950s. At 37 miles gate-to-gate Machame is the shortest, but one of the steepest…

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Kili 360: Summit Success on the Northern Circuit

Kili 360: Summit Success on the Northern Circuit

To climb Mt. Kilimanjaro you have six route choices. Not surprisingly the least taken is arguably the best…

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