KILIMANJARO

Reaching the Summit

Reaching the Summit

The Make-A-Wish Israel team climbs Kilimanjaro for children with life-threatening illnesses By Avi Bar Aharon At the end of January this year, together with 13 members of our Make-a-Wish Israel delegation, I reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania. We were there on a once-in-a lifetime journey to accompany Noga Barkan, a 20-year-old cancer survivor, […]

Continue Reading »

PATAGONIA

Patagonia:  Reads and Reels

Patagonia: Reads and Reels

Lady Dixie Florence was the first to go agog when she saw Paine’s massive towers calling its three throne granite setting, “Cleopatra’s Needles.” This was written in her 1880 travelogue “Across Patagonia,” but we haven’t read her take, and will take her word for it…

Continue Reading »

EVEREST BASE CAMP

Everest Base Camp Success Guide

Everest Base Camp Success Guide

Trekking to Everest Base is easier than climbing to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, but that doesn’t mean you take EBC for granted…

Continue Reading »

MONGOLIA

Altai Tavn Bogd Mongolia

Altai Tavn Bogd Mongolia

Any classic trek has the big pay-off. It’s getting into the heart of Altai Tavn Bogd where there are more eagles, wolves, and martens than people. This is the province of the iconic snow leopard and its prey…

Continue Reading »

PERU

The Hard Right: When Descending is the Best Option

The Hard Right: When Descending is the Best Option

Tusker’s South America guide Andrew Springsteel had to make that hard, but right call this spring in Peru’s Cordillera Blanca. After two-a-day medical checks, Sharon, one of the trekkers had developed early signs of high altitude pulmonary edema…

Continue Reading »

TUSKER ALUMNI

Celebrating the New Year with the Tusker Kilimanjaro Team

Celebrating the New Year with the Tusker Kilimanjaro Team

It was truly special to be at the top of the world before ringing in 2018! Our Tusker guides Eliakimu, Pastori, and Urio were incredible! We were all amazed by the depth of their training and customer service skills…

Continue Reading »

TRAVEL

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.

Continue Reading »

Tusker Geografica

Top