Nepal: Namaste with a Caveat
As adventure travelers we are naturally curious, compassionate and willing to take risks. These are great qualities enriching our lives, but also can make us vulnerable to scams. Nepal is a magnificent adventure travel destination, but there is a caveat
Will You Find Enlightenment on the Teahouse Trail?
The world’s crossroads intersect in many far flung places, but none more spectacular than roadless Namche Bazaar and Tengboche. Sometimes only a hiking trail brings the world together
Mount Everest: Reads and Reels
Few of us will ever attempt to climb Everest because we lack the maniacal drive of the men and women depicted in the best books and movies about Everest. Read and watch these accounts and they may inspire you at
Everest Base Camp: Spring VS Fall?
The trekking window opens in spring and fall when warm/dry conditions provide your chance to follow in the footsteps of mountain climbing legends by trekking to Everest Base Camp
Altai Tavn Bogd Mongolia
Any classic trek has the big pay-off. It’s getting into the heart of Altai Tavn Bogd where there are more eagles, wolves, and martens than people. This is the province of the iconic snow leopard and its prey
Everest Base Camp Trip Report
To me, Tusker Trail’s Everest Base Camp Trek is about the “why”? Why do I travel and why do I travel with Tusker Trail?
Evacuation on a Trek: When to Pull the Ripcord
Many adventure travelers consider themselves so resilient that they can get out of any backcountry jam. This bulletproof mentality leads many to scoff at evacuation insurance until
Trekking Mongolia to Beat Cancer
In July 2018 Mongolia will be the spectacular backdrop for a new charity expedition benefiting the Canadian Cancer Society