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5 Myths (and Facts) About Mount Kilimanjaro

By on April 4, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 1 Comment
5 Myths (and Facts) About Mount Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro is a mythical mountain that spews new and old myths from its volcanic core.

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The Top 17 Jackets to Pack for Climbing Kilimanjaro

By on March 28, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 0 Comments
The Top 17 Jackets to Pack for Climbing Kilimanjaro

What’s the best jacket to pack for climbing Kilimanjaro? This is a question we get often – and one we are happy to help you find the answer to. In short, you’ll need several jackets to comfortably (and safely) climb Kilimanjaro. That’s because, when you climb from the base of Mount Kilimanjaro all the way […]

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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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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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Is Diamox the Secret to Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro?

By on February 14, 2018 in Kilimanjaro Category with 2 Comments
Is Diamox the Secret to Summiting Mount Kilimanjaro?

Wondering how high you’ll be if you summit Mount Kilimanjaro?  The Roof of Africa is approximately 19,341 feet above sea level. That’s indeed a big trek – and not one everyone completes, for a mixture of reasons. But by far the biggest reason people blame for Kilimanjaro’s paltry 40% summit success rate is the high altitude. […]

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