Mountain Climbing Firm Caters to Adventurous Executives

Share Article offers mountain-climbing adventures to Kilimanjaro recently announced it is offering trips to Kilimanjaro exclusively for executives. Kilimanjaro towers over Africa as the country's tallest mountain at 19,341 feet and is the world's tallest freestanding volcano. As professionals seek travel destinations other than the beach or snow skiing, “Kili” offers a unique adventure, and is becoming an increasingly popular destination according to Drew Larson, President of Executive Mountain Climbing. Kili does not require technical expertise to climb and offers numerous walking trails and routes to its summit.

The leaders of have experienced Kili first-hand and they are uniquely positioned to handle the needs of their niche clientele: first-class travel, top-rated accommodations, executive dining, and appealing guides. Coordinating this trip requires flawless execution by multiple teams. This company contains the knowledge to ensure “a pleasant trip from home to the summit,” their motto.

In 2008,'s president and CEO Drew Larson coordinated his first trip to Kili's summit. After successfully completing his goal via the “Whiskey Trail,” a route for inexperienced mountain climbers, he had this to say about his experience:

"After a short rest on the fourth day, I began my summit attempt at midnight. Three hours in, I was overcome with altitude sickness and stopped climbing. My porter asked if I wanted to turn back. I refused to give up and yelled 'KILL THE MOUNTAIN!' Two hours later, we breached the summit and watched the sunrise over Africa. The experience changed my life and is something I'd like to help others experience."

Upon Larson's return to the U.S., he thought about how reaching the summit gave him a newfound confidence and peace. As a result, Larson created The firm serves as a meeting place for adventurous executives and professionals looking for more than the standard vacation.

And Larson isn't stopping with Africa. "Kilimanjaro will be the springboard for other achievable and adventurous destinations," he said, adding that the company plans to offer trips to Machu Picchu and Everest base camp.

About is a Dallas-based adventure travel firm that arranges door-to-door, executive-class mountain excursions. Adventure vacation details offered by the firm are based on first-hand experience of each destination. Learn more online at


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