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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 is a lofty 90 percent. So which is harder should be a no brainer.   Judging by recent posts on Tusker’s VIP Adventure Group by those who did both trips, Kilimanjaro appears to be the tougher haul. Traveling with Tusker Trail yields success rates

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If climbing Mount Kilimanjaro is on your bucket list, regardless of your age, you’ll need to invest in some serious preparation before your trip. And if you’re older and not in the best shape of your life, you’ll have to train even harder. How to Tackle it This isn’t something you can tackle on a whim, or even take on with a few weeks of preparation. Training for Kilimanjaro can take months or even years depending on your level of physical fitness. Kick up your fitness routine with the right activities and start tackling some easier treks to get

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Kilimanjaro what to expect

The Kilimanjaro Myth: A walk in the park

At 19, 341 feet Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in Africa and that alone should send a message to anyone considering climbing it. At that elevation the air is so thin that unless you’ve got Nepali Sherpa lungs and blood you will be affected…

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