KILIMANJARO

Charity Climbs: The power of belief

Charity Climbs: The power of belief

On Dec. 29 Tusker is leading a Kilimanjaro charity climb to benefit Endure to Cure, the non-profit that has worked with Nick and his parents. The climb is open to anyone and all…

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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 Vs Kilimanjaro: Which is Harder?

Everest Base Camp Vs Kilimanjaro: Which is Harder?

Determining if a climb of Kilimanjaro is harder than a trek to Everest Base Camp shouldn’t be that difficult. Kilimanjaro stands at 19,341 feet in arctic-like conditions while Everest Base Camp sits at 17,650 feet and often out of the snow. Kilimanjaro’s overall summit success rates have been around 40 percent while Everest Base Camp […]

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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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