Make a Virtual Kilimanjaro Climb to Support Tanzanian Porters

By now, we all know that the coronavirus has had a profound and lasting impact on the world around us. Since the pandemic spread to a global level back in March, entire industries have ground to a halt, while numerous countries and regions have gone into lockdown. Naturally, the travel industry has been amongst the … Read more

The Adventure Blog/Podcast 2020 Kilimanjaro Trek has Been Cancelled

There is no question that the coronavirus has had a profound and lasting impact on our lives. All we have to do is look at the Internet, television news channels, newspapers, and other outlets over the past two months to see how much it has dominated the news cycle on a global scale. The COVID-19 … Read more

Adventure Blog Kilimanjaro Climb Countdown: One Year to Go!

Way back on July 19, I announced that in 2020 I’d be returning to Kilimanjaro for another climb up Africa’s highest peak, and that I was inviting Adventure Blog readers and Adventure Podcast listeners to come along. Since then, I’ve been largely silent on the topic, mostly because the date of the climb was still … Read more

Tusker Trail Shares a Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro for Beginners

Climbing Kilimanjaro –– Africa’s highest peak –– is a bucket list adventure for just about any adventurous traveler. The non-technical trek to the summit is a challenge, in no small part due to the increasingly thin air as you approach the top. But, the hike is an amazing one for so many reasons, including the … Read more

Tusker Scout Team to Go in Search of a 7th Climbing Route on Kilimanjaro

At 19,341 feet (5885 meters) in height, Mt. Kilimanjaro is the tallest peak in Africa, and the highest free-standing mountain in the world. Trekking to the summit of Kili has long been a major bucket list item amongst adventure travelers, and remains a challenging, but very rewarding experience. It is such a popular climb in … Read more

Video: Climbing Kilimanjaro’s Machame Route

Ever wanted to climb Kilimanjaro and didn’t know what to expect? Perhaps you’ve already been there and done that, but are feeling a bit nostalgic for the mountain? This video can help in either case. it is a 4.5 minute clip that takes viewers up the Machame Route, one of the more popular ways of … Read more

Video: Wings of Kilimanjaro 2016 Expedition

Next week, 29 climbers will set out for the “Roof of Africa” as part of the Wings of Kilimanjaro initiative. The team, which is being led by my friends over at Tusker Trail, will attempt to trek to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the tallest peak in Africa, where they will then paraglide off the … Read more

Adventure Travel Briefs: A Cruise Ship in the Northwest Passage and Is Adventure Travel Endangered?

There have been a number of interesting stories to come out of the adventure travel industry lately, not all of which are worth their own post, but together they make an interesting story to share with readers. For those of you out there who enjoy pursing some adventures of their own, here are a couple … Read more

Video: Tusker Trail’s Mongolia Trek – Episode 3

Today we have Tusker Trail’s third and final video of their Mongolia Trek, bringing a close to the journey. This video is a strong visual companion to the articles I have written recently about my own experiences on this amazing trip, and watching the three videos over the past few days has brought back some … Read more

Video: Tusker Trail’s Mongolia Trek – Episode 2

Today we have our second video from Tusker Trail’s amazing Mongolian itinerary, the same one that I’ve been writing about so extensively recently. This second clip takes us into the heart of the journey, giving you a great look at the Altai Mountains, the route we took, and the people who inhabit this remote part … Read more