KILIMANJARO

The Spiral Route Adds an Eighth Option to Kilimanjaro’s Routes

The Spiral Route Adds an Eighth Option to Kilimanjaro’s Routes

By on July 11, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments

What does it mean to be a trailblazer? This word often describes someone who sets out to create a new, better way of accomplishing a difficult task or challenge. And in the adventure world, sometimes it literally means blazing a new trail – or in this case a new Kilimanjaro route. Eddie Frank, the founding […]

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PATAGONIA

Patagonia’s Big Five

Patagonia’s Big Five

Most people go to Torres Del Paine National Park to see its spectacular throne like spires. As world class as these mountains are, there is more for wilderness adventurers. Patagonia’s Big Five wildlife list while not as spectacular as Africa’s is also special…

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EVEREST BASE CAMP

Everest Base Camp History

Everest Base Camp History

When Edmund Hillary was a member of the fabled 1953 British climbing team that did the impossible, EBC was just a glacial moraine on top of dry ice at the bottom of the foreboding Khumbu Icefall. It had been quiet for centuries except…

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MONGOLIA

Under Mongolia’s Five Saints

Under Mongolia’s Five Saints

Buried under the snow, the Tavn Bogd Mountains divide Russia, China and Mongolia. The highest peaks are known as the Five Saints and in the perpetual snow…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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