A Short History of Trekking Guides
Hire wisely because not all guides have the requisite chops to help you deal with altitude sickness atop Kilimanjaro or Delhi Belly at Everest Base Camp or a river crossing on the Mongolian steppe. Generally, the quality of guides, while
Tusker’s Medical Advantage: Cultural Cross Pollination
For decades high altitude medical expertise was not a priority for companies leading treks to Everest Base Camp. Many relied on the two local health clinics en route or the seasonal medical tent, Everest ER, during the
Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja
As a boy growing up at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, Simon Minja cut grass for his father’s cows, but knew he had a higher calling. He peered skyward to the Kibo summit hoping to join his dad atop the
How to Prevent AMS
Slow down and drink You’ve trained for months and you’re 100 percent healthy exploding with energy after getting your first glimpse of Kilimanjaro. Once on the trail you’re like a lion chasing a gazelle---all adrenalin consumed by the chase. You by
Kilimanjaro: Guiding the Guides
Nobody climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro alone. Not for a long time. And the most important people on your team should be your guides
Giving Kilimanjaro’s Porters a Lift
Tusker’s alliance with the local Lions Club extends its own warm clothing drive with donations of money and/or clothes from caring clients
KILIMANJARO – GUIDES, CHEFS & CREW
The third of seven short videos that capture the essence of what it’s like to climb Mount Kilimanjaro.
5 MUST-HAVE SKILLS OF YOUR KILIMANJARO MOUNTAIN GUIDE
The success and safety of your climb depends largely on the expertise and ability of your guides. Make sure you choose guides that excel in these five skills.