As an international trekking company leading expeditions on multiple continents for the last 46 years, Tusker has teamed up with some of the world’s top wilderness doctors and organizations, each one an industry leading organization. We utilize their expertise along with our own to stay on top of our game and run our treks at the highest standards you’ll find across the globe. Tusker Trail enjoys World Class Status among an elite cadre of high-altitude physicians and researchers.
The INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF MOUNTAIN MEDICINE brings together physicians, scientists and professionals interested in mountain medicine, to encourage research on all aspects of mountains, mountain peoples and mountaineers and to spread scientific and practical information about mountain medicine around the world. Tusker is a member of this illustrious organization.
EXPEDMED is one of the world’s premiere Expedition and Wilderness Medicine educational organizations for medical professionals. Their courses have been taught on Tusker’s Kilimanjaro climbs. Eddie Frank is on the faculty, and the founder, Dr. Greg Bledsoe, is Tusker’s physician advisor for all things medical.
The WILDERNESS MEDICAL SOCIETY of which Tusker is a member, encourages, fosters, supports and conducts activities to improve the scientific knowledge in human health activities, and sets medical practice guidelines for emergency care in the wilderness environment.
Tusker has used RIPCORD as an emergency resource for many years. In addition to providing emergency air evacuation for our worldwide treks, Ripcord has a team of emergency doctors with whom we consult from the field by satellite phone during emergencies in faraway lands.
The UNION OF INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN LEADER ASSOCIATIONS represents the profession of mountain leaders at the international level, sets standards of qualifications for international mountain leaders and promotes the profession of mountain leaders across the globe. Some of our guides are members.
The ADVENTURE TRAVEL TRADE ASSOCIATION is a global membership organization and home to a community of responsible adventure travel businesses that share a belief and commitment to sustainable tourism worldwide. Tusker is a member.
TUSKER'S GLOBAL TREKS
Tusker Trail operates amazing world class adventures across the globe. Each one has been personally scouted and designed by Amy and Eddie Frank, Tusker’s owners/guides. Each trek, such as trekking through Mongolia’s mountains in the footsteps of ancient Nomads, treading the path of adventurers to the base of Everest, exploring the fjords of Greenland, or taking on the challenge of a climb up Kilimanjaro, is designed to inspire and enrich your life. Click through to explore the possibilities.
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