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Patagonia: Reads and Reels

Patagonia:  Reads and Reels

Lady Dixie Florence was the first to go agog when she saw Paine’s massive towers calling its three throne granite setting, “Cleopatra’s Needles.” This was written in her 1880 travelogue “Across Patagonia,” but we haven’t read her take, and will take her word for it…

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Training for Kilimanjaro: How to Hike in High Altitude

By on February 28, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 2 Comments
Training for Kilimanjaro: How to Hike in High Altitude

Wondering what kind of training you need for Kilimanjaro? Standing at 19,341 feet, Mount Kilimanjaro requires serious mental, physical, and emotional endurance from start to finish. The strenuous climb – combined with the high altitudes – causes nearly 60% of climbers to leave the trails without ever taking a selfie at the Kilimanjaro summit. So, […]

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Kilimanjaro: Tech 101

Kilimanjaro: Tech 101

If you want 21st century tech on Kilimanjaro you need to do your homework, spend some extra money and don’t be surprised if your devices are not 100 percent connecting effectively. Don’t get frustrated by difficult connections. Tech angst only drains energy and focus…

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Is There Really a Best Time to Climb Kilimanjaro?

By on February 21, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments
Is There Really a Best Time to Climb Kilimanjaro?

When is the best time to climb Kilimanjaro? One of the lesser known Mount Kilimanjaro facts is that you can hike the world’s tallest freestanding mountain almost any time of the year. So, how do you decide when to schedule your climb? Most people use three key factors to help them book a date: their schedules, […]

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The 7 shades of Kilimanjaro

The 7 shades of Kilimanjaro

When you climb Kilimanjaro you need to protect yourself from the sun. That’s as obvious as the nose on your face, but are you truly protecting your nose…

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