TUSKER'S PRIVATE & SPECIALTY CLIMBS
Since our first Kilimanjaro climb 45 years ago,we have led a lot of private and special interest groups up Kilimanjaro. It’s easy to plan a private climb with us. Whether you have special interests, a specific purpose, or just want to climb with your friends, it’s all possible. And it doesn’t cost any more.
PRIVATE & SPECIALITY CLIMB DETAILS
Kilimanjaro is more than just a mountain, it’s elegant, it’s vast, and it’s breath-taking. It lies at the heart of Tanzania’s Kilimanjaro National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. For all climbers, reaching the summit is a personal life challenge. And Kilimanjaro also draws climbers from around the world for many reasons. You discover amazing flora unique to the region, with extremely diverse climate zones contained in a relatively small area. Kilimanjaro is also the tallest solitary peak in the world with ancient glaciers glaciers situated on a dormant volcano. It’s an awesome challenge to take on with your own private climbing group.
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For over four decades we have facilitated many experts in their research on Kilimanjaro. These include scientists cataloging the flora of Kilimanjaro, researching the effects of high altitude, and studies of the the climate and its affect on the glaciers.
CME - Medical Courses
Climbing Kilimanjaro on a CME climb is perfect for earning Continuing Medical Credits. Your multi-day live activity workshop occurs on the slopes of Kilimanjaro. You climb while participating in medical activities required to earn the CME credits needed to maintain your medical license.
Tusker Trail has many years of facilitating video projects on Kilimanjaro and in Tanzania for various productions. If you are looking to shoot in Tanzania, permits are required, and they are sometimes difficult to procure without the know-how and local contacts. We have decades of experience in the field.
WHY A PRIVATE CLIMB?
There are many reasons to organize a private climb. Mainly, you have the flexibility of choosing your own route and scheduling your own dates for your group. It’s a very personal experience as you take on the challenge of Kilimanjaro, and as you bond with your fellow climbers immersed in all the natural beauty. A private climb is a perfect solution if our scheduled departures don’t fit your timetable, or if you just want your close friends or family to climb together. By setting up a private climb, you customize it to fit your needs, so your family and friends can share the adventure and bond as to take on this life-changing experience as one complete group.
Charity climbs are truly rewarding on many levels. You have the personal satisfaction of summiting the highest free-standing mountain in the world while also raising funds for a worthy cause. Tusker Trail has led dozens of charity climbs, raising over of $14 million since our first charity climb for the Make-a-Wish Foundation in 2001. Planning a charity climb takes a lot of preparation and requires a commitment of time and expert planning. We’ve done a lot of that, and that’s where we can help. Click here to visit our Charity Climb page.
RESEARCH & TRAINING ON KILIMANJARO
There’s a wealth of information to be gained from being on Kilimanjaro. Tusker owner-guides Amy and Eddie Frank, teamed up with Swiss biologist Thomas Rüegg, and published a comprehensive field guide (A Guide to The Flora of Kilimanjaro) which catalogs some of Kilimanjaro’s unsual vegetation. The book has become a must-have for climbers from all around the world. You’ll get your autographed copy when you join one of our climbs.
Eddie Frank was approached by the U.S. Military and trained the Army’s elite special forces at high altitude. Additionally, Eddie and Amy have led numerous medical groups on CME certification climbs, with high altitude expert Dr. Michael Callahan.
A LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCE
Once you climb Kilimanjaro, you begin to discover how it changes your life in ways you can never imagine. You start you see the world very differently, building a whole new sense of yourself and making discoveries about who you really are deep down inside.
PRIVATE CLIMB ROUTES
You can climb any one of our climbing routes on a private climb, with your own departure date. Click on Compare Routes to find the route that suits your needs, or if you have a Question Click to Ask Us Anything • Or Call: +1.775.833.9700 • 1.800.231.191 if you need help making the choice.
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