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Diet for Climbing Kilimanjaro

When you think of climbing Kilimanjaro, the food you eat on your journey may be the last thing on your mind… unless you have a special diet. Whether you’re vegan or vegetarian, avoiding carbs and sugar, or have allergy restrictions, what you eat is usually one of your first considerations before taking on any new activity. After all, when you’re following this type of diet back home, making a drastic switch to adventure cuisine may be rough on your digestion, endurance, and overall performance. And that would definitely ruin your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to reach the summit of Kilimanjaro. So

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7 Must-Have Documents to Carry When Climbing Kilimanjaro

What documents must you carry when you’re climbing Kilimanjaro? Aside from your travel itinerary and passport, you’ll also need to have a few other critical papers handy in your daypack and written down on your Mount Kilimanjaro packing list so you don’t forget them. Check out today’s list of documents to take on your hike, and stick around for our favorite expert-level tips for how to travel smarter later. A few of these important documents may seem obvious, but others you may not think of until it’s too late, such as your: 1. A Passport That is Valid Six

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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. In fact, in order to increase their chances of reaching Uhuru Peak, many hikers ask their doctors about Diamox, a prescription that may be able to prevent or lessen the effects of high altitude on your body. So what is Diamox, is it really

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9 Things You Think You Need to Climb Kilimanjaro But Really Don’t

Packing for the adventure that is climbing Mount Kilimanjaro may seem overwhelming at first — especially if you lack hiking experience or are prone to overpacking to begin with. When you don’t know which type of gear to bring versus rent and you step into an outdoor retail space like a kid in a candy store, you can’t help but think you need everything on the shelves for a successful climb. Yet even seasoned hikers admit to carrying gear and equipment (and spending a ton on said items!) though never actually using them on the trail. So whether you’re

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