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11 Things You Will Only Understand if You’ve Been There

11 Things You Will Only Understand if You’ve Been There

Most of us like to do our travel homework by reading guidebooks; watching videos and trolling the Internet for trekking trip intel. That’s well and good, but…

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Celebrating 60 on Kilimanjaro

Celebrating 60 on Kilimanjaro

The attention to our health was much appreciated. Tusker’s medical care was one of the deciding factors in my selection of a trekking company.

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Get in Shape to Go Trekking

Get in Shape to Go Trekking

You can have a great gym body, but not do so well on your attempt to bag Kilimanjaro or the Cordillera Blanca. How can that be?

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FALLING IN LOVE WITH KILIMANJARO

FALLING IN LOVE WITH KILIMANJARO

One of the highlights of this Kilimanjaro climb was camping in the Crater. As we were descending into the Crater after summiting, a very cool storm came up…

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Trekking Mongolia to Beat Cancer

By on May 23, 2017 in Adventure, Asia, Charity, Mongolia, Trekking with 0 Comments
Trekking Mongolia to Beat Cancer

In July 2018 Mongolia will be the spectacular backdrop for a new charity expedition benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society…

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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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DIVERSE ICELAND ADVENTURE

By on April 20, 2017 in Adventure, Iceland, Travel, Trekking with 0 Comments
DIVERSE ICELAND ADVENTURE

Tusker’s nine day trip to the West Fjords maximizes the near 24 hour August daylight in the Iceland backcountry.

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THE WONDERS OF CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING

THE WONDERS OF CORDILLERA BLANCA TREKKING

By trekking at a slow pace we get to see ancient rock paintings and burial sites we wouldn’t even know about if we were driving or walking at a fast pace…

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ICELAND’S GEOTHERMAL BATHING CULTURE

ICELAND’S GEOTHERMAL BATHING CULTURE

In many countries if you want to meet the locals you go to the nearest watering hole (pub, bar, cantina). Iceland takes its watering holes literally and seriously…

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COMBINE MACHU PICCHU WITH A CORDILLERA BLANCA TREK

COMBINE MACHU PICCHU WITH A CORDILLERA BLANCA TREK

This will be the second year Tusker is offering the trip and a new Peruvian itinerary is in the works that will be an addition to the current Peru portfolio.

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