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Climb Aconcagua: What’s it Like?

Your Next Seven Summit The 19 Day Aconcagua Climb is an exciting trip for anyone who wants want to experience the thrill of high peaks, diverse flora and fauna, and exquisite landscape. Nestled in the Andes Mountains in Argentina, Aconcagua stands 22,841 feet above sea level. However, no technical skills are required to conquer this seven summit.…
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How Long Does it Take to Climb Kilimanjaro?

Mount Kilimanjaro routes and their variations take between five to nine days to complete. Although Mount Kilimanjaro is known as a "walk-up" mountain, you should not underestimate it and its risks. The overall statistics show that less than half of all climbers reach the summit. Below are the Kilimanjaro success rates as reported by Kilimanjaro…
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How to Prepare for a Gorilla Trek

GEAR PACKING LIST The following packing list is only meant as a guideline as you may have your own preferences. The quantities listed below will vary depending on the length of your trip. Clothing Waterproof Jacket Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight (2) Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight (2) Hiking Pants (convertible to…
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Bhutan’s Chomolhari Trek: What’s it Like?

Mount Chomolhari is the second highest peak in Bhutan at 23,996 feet tall. The 10 Day Chomolhari Trek features high mountain hiking through remote valleys, across high passes and beneath snowy peaks to Chomolhari base camp. Along the way, we will discover sacred fortresses and temples like the sacred Tiger's Nest Monastery which sits on the edge…
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Gamow Bag on Mount Kilimanjaro

The Gamow Bag is portable hyperbaric chamber used to treat AMS. The inflatable bag simulates descent to lower altitude. The patient is placed inside the bag and it is inflated with air to increase the concentration of oxygen. A Gamow bag weighs about 12 lbs. Inflated, the bag is about 7 feet long and 2…
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