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8 Unique Mount Kilimanjaro Facts You May Not Know

8 Unique Mount Kilimanjaro Facts You May Not Know

Mount Kilimanjaro is loaded with facts. Here’s 8 things you might not know about this majestic mountain.

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SUICIDE ON THE MOUNTAIN

By on March 18, 2014 in Mountains Category

Mountains have always symbolized eternal life. However, there is a darker side of the mountain. A place where people go to commit suicide.

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EDDIE’S 50th CLIMB

EDDIE’S 50th CLIMB

A conversation with Eddie Frank on lessons learned along the way to 50 Kilimanjaro summits.

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THE MOST MENTALLY DRAINING DAY OF MY LIFE

I was about 30 minutes away from reaching Moir Camp when I had officially run out of steam – for the third or fourth time.

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MY LAST GREAT MOUNTAIN

Okay, it’s not a Himalayan giant. In fact, it barely qualifies as a scramble. But when you are 72, your knees are shot, and your VO₂max is edging toward zilch, Mount Kilimanjaro (19,340-ft/5,895-m) can be a personal Everest.

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