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Tips to keep your outerwear weatherproof, and like-new as long as possible!

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January 17, 2011

Dream Big and Stay Positive

At 78, Helga set a goal to climb Kilimanjaro and became the second-oldest woman ever to reach the top. She said “It came as a big surprise to me that I am the second oldest woman to successfully have reached…

October 6, 2010

Kilimanjaro in Record Breaking Time

Trail runner, Kilian Jornet, makes it to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in record breaking time of 7 hours and 14 minutes.

September 30, 2010

Interview with Jimmy Chin, Photographer and Mountaineer

Listen to the podcast interview with expedition photographer, Jimmy Chin, about the MTV Kilimanjaro charity climb that included Jessica Biel, Santigold and Kenna.

May 18, 2010

Podcast with Erica Davis, First Female Paraplegic on Kilimanjaro’s Summit

Listen to an exclusive podcast interview with Erica Davis, the first female paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. She and her team reached the “Roof of Africa” in January on a trek with Thomson Safaris.

May 12, 2010

Kilimanjaro Documentary Premiere

Last weekend, Through the Roof, a documentary about the first female paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, premiered in Carlsbad, California. The film received great reviews as well as a standing ovation.…

March 15, 2010

Summit on the Summit Kilimanjaro Trek Premieres on MTV

Did you catch the MTV’s Summit on the Summit: Kilimanjaro last night? It was an hour and half special featuring the trek where Thomson Safaris led celebrities and activists up Mt. Kilimanjaro to raise…

March 2, 2010

Uhuru Hula Hoop Extravaganza

Watch this clip of a Thomson Safaris trekker wielding his mighty hula hoop at the summit of Kilimanjaro.

February 9, 2010

First Female Paraplegic to Summit Mt. Kilimanjaro

Photos from the inspiring trek – the first female paraplegic to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro led by Thomson Safaris.

February 1, 2010

C.H.E.K Climbers Summit Kilimanjaro

We just received word that ALL of the C.H.E.K Institute climbers made it to the summit…

January 27, 2010

C.H.E.K Trek Report: Day 2

Photo: Phil Chester Today is the second day of the climb for the C.H.E.K Institute trekkers. They are headed out of the rain forest and up to 12,000′  where the landscape will change dramatically;…

January 21, 2010

Challenged Athletes Climb Kili

..a partnership with the C.H.E.K Institute to lead two challenged athletes, Erica Davis and Tara Butcher, to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro. If Erica makes it, she will be the first female paraplegic to reach the…

January 13, 2010

Summit on the Summit Success!

Thomson Safaris was proud to be the official outfitter of the trekking group, Summit on the Summit. We successfully lead activists and celebrities such as Kenna, Jessica Biel, Emile Hirsch and Alexandra…

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