Aging, Altitude and Climbing Smart
There may be a silver lining in that gray hair atop your balding head. People in their 50’s and older may be able to handle high altitude better than people half their age
Reflections on My 54th Kilimanjaro Climb
Over a year ago, I got 2 partial knee replacements and decided to road test them on a Kilimanjaro climb - my 54th. The climb was interesting. What ensued was more than
Kilimanjaro’s Shining Moment
The first question we ask ourselves, ‘are we going to have to climb that looming wall today?’ Hopefully we get to camp beneath it and tackle it in the morning’s freshness. Thankfully the Barranco Wall is for tomorrow
Climb Kilimanjaro with a Knee Replacement
Partial knee replacements have given Eddie a new lease on trekking life and he encourages those contemplating either a partial or total knee replacement to go for it. A successful surgery can
Should You Take Diamox to Overcome the Kilimanjaro Altitude?
Many mountain myths have surfaced surrounding this “wonder drug” and we hope to clarify its performance with the following myths and facts.
The 10 Most Common Kilimanjaro Blunders People Make
We’re human, we make mistakes. But if your Kilimanjaro climb is going to succeed at the summit, you’ve got to minimize the errors.
How to Prepare for a Kilimanjaro Hike Like a Pro
The challenge of Mount Kilimanjaro is referred to as both a hike and climb. Which describes it best?