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TREKKERS TALK ABOUT THEIR KILIMANJARO CLIMB

By on February 4, 2012 in Tusker Alumni Category
TREKKERS TALK ABOUT THEIR KILIMANJARO CLIMB

This Kili trip began with Mark suggesting the base camp of Everest. Again I said no way. Mark came back with, “How about Kilimanjaro?”

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KILIMANJARO PROMISE

KILIMANJARO PROMISE

Before Beth Behrle climbed Kilimanjaro in 2006, she promised her 12-year-old daughter Katie that they would climb it together some day. The climb would prove to be much more challenging than Beth had ever imagined.

But 5 years later, Katie held her mom to the promise she had unwittingly made so long ago.

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TREKKERS SPEAK OUT

TREKKERS SPEAK OUT

This August, Maxine Adshead, a retiree from Cranbrook, British Colombia who is an avid hiker and black belt in karate, summited Kilimanjaro as a member of the annual Eddie & Amy Frank Climb.

Read Maxine’s heartfelt letter to Tusker Coordinator, Mel Kaida, about the many special moments her team shared on the mountain.

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GRATITUDE & GRACE

GRATITUDE & GRACE

“I felt like I could handle anything in that moment. I was smiling so big my face hurt. I felt like laughing. I felt grace.”

In May, Tusker coordinator Mariya Porten climbed Kilimanjaro with her father, Steve Porten. The climb affected Mariya in ways she never could have imagined, and will never forget.

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A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING

A FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING

Hayley Bushnell recently climbed Kilimanjaro for her 30th birthday. The climb was not only her first summit; it was also her first camping trip!

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