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6 Quick Nepal Trek Prep Tips

6 Quick Nepal Trek Prep Tips

Tusker’s trek to Everest Base Camp (17,585 feet) features a 10,000 foot elevation gain that will take you through Asia’s most iconic landscapes and villages…

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Everest Base Camp Trip Report

Everest Base Camp Trip Report

To me, Tusker Trail’s Everest Base Camp Trek is about the “why”? Why do I travel and why do I travel with Tusker Trail?

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Evacuation Insurance: When to Pull the Ripcord

Evacuation Insurance: When to Pull the Ripcord

Many adventure travelers consider themselves so resilient that they can get out of any backcountry jam. This bulletproof mentality leads many to scoff at evacuation insurance until…

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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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