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You Signed Up For Your First Kilimanjaro Hike. Now What?

By on January 26, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 3 Comments
You Signed Up For Your First Kilimanjaro Hike. Now What?

You finally did it — you booked your first Kilimanjaro hike. While you’re probably feeling excited to climb one of the Seven Summits, it’s also totally normal to feel a little nervous about making sure you’re ready. So, when should you start training and what should you tackle first? If there’s one thing we’ve learned in […]

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The Top 20 Best Boots for Climbing Kilimanjaro

By on January 24, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 12 Comments
The Top 20 Best Boots for Climbing Kilimanjaro

The only way to reach the Mt. Kilimanjaro summit is with your own two feet. Even though shoes may not necessarily be the first thing on your packing list, starting with the right hiking boots is essential for climbing Kilimanjaro. Bring the wrong boots and you’ll risk getting sidelined by blisters and lost toenails — or […]

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Meet Your Kilimanjaro Guide: Simon Minja

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 mountain one day…

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10 Commandments of Climbing Kilimanjaro

10 Commandments of Climbing Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro allows only the chosen few to summit. Follow these 10 Commandments to lead you to the light at the top of Africa.

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Mount Everest: Reads and Reels

Mount Everest: Reads and Reels

Few of us will ever attempt to climb Everest because we lack the maniacal drive of the men and women depicted in the best books and movies about Everest. Read and watch these accounts and they may inspire you at the very least to trek to Everest Base Camp…

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