Kilimanjaro Training – Mount Meru 4 Day Adventure

Are you going to be one of the (+/-) 50,000 adventurers that will attempt to climb Kilimanjaro in 2015? If so, why not do a ‘trail run’ on Kilimanjaro’s little sister – Mount Meru, and get some altitude training in before you tackle Africa’s highest Mountain. Mount Meru is fantastic training for those who have…

Mount Meru – Warm Up on Kilimanjaro’s Little Sister

Training for Mount Kilimanjaro is no easy task, especially if you live in a city, but you could do a trial run by climbing Mount Meru the week before your planned ascent. Mount Meru is the 5th highest mountain in Africa and the 2nd highest mountain in Tanzania, so it is great ‘training’ for those…

Private Kilimanjaro Climbs – Available 365 Days of the Year

If you want to climb Kilimanjaro, but are struggling to find a scheduled group tour that fits in with your annual leave, a private Kilimanjaro climb could be the perfect solution. A Private Kilimanjaro Climb can actually cost you less than a large group tour, especially once you have added on all those little extras…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – Hand Luggage Essentials

There is nothing worse than lost or delayed luggage, especially if you are heading off on an expedition such as Mount Kilimanjaro that requires specialist clothing and equipment, but with an estimated 2.5million suitcases going missing each year, it is something you should consider when packing for your trip. While any reputable Kilimanjaro Climbing company…

It’s Kilimanjaro Climbing Season – Anyone for Uhuru Peak?

It is that time of the year again, and if you intend to climb Africa’s highest mountain this autumn or winter, now is the perfect time to book your Mount Kilimanjaro Expedition! While you can climb Kilimanjaro at any time of the year, it’s pretty cold during the months of June, July and August, but…

Could Mount Kilimanjaro be Ice-free by 2060?

One of the most awe-inspiring and impressive sights you can expect to witness during your adventure to Uhuru Peak, the glaciers of Mount Kilimanjaro are like walls of glistening ice against a space-like landscape. Shining proudly against the morning sun for over 10,000 years, these magnificent glaciers have endured droughts, warms spells, and numerous sandstorms,…

Kilimanjaro – Which Route?

If you have finally decided to make your lifelong dream become a reality by climbing Kilimanjaro, the next step is to decide which route you are going to take, what company you are going to climb with, and when you are going to attempt to summit Africa’s highest mountain. There are six established routes on…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Day 1

Climbing Kilimanjaro – 7 Day Machame Route / Day 1 Arrival in Arusha When a lifelong dream becomes a reality, I believe that one of the best ways to preserve those precious memories is to put the experience down in words. A diary, a notepad, or in this case, a blog, are great tools for remembering,…