When is the Best Time of Year to Climb Kilimanjaro?

While it is possible to climb Mount Kilimanjaro all year round, some months are considered better than others. Due to Kilimanjaro’s close proximity to the equator, it does not have winter and summer months as we do in the northern hemisphere, but rather, wet and dry seasons, so here we give you a brief breakdown…

Kilimanjaro Marathon 2013 – Entry and Registration Now Open!

If you have climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, enjoyed a Kilimanjaro beer, and purchased a Kilimanjaro T-shirt, the only thing left to do is run the Kilimanjaro Premium Larger Marathon taking place on 3rd March 2013! This will be the 11th edition of the Kilimanjaro Marathon, and event sponsors and organisers are hoping that next year’s race…

Ten Interesting Facts about Mount Kilimanjaro

If you are thinking about climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, you will probably already know that it is the highest free-standing mountain in the world, and that it reaches 5,895 metres above sea level. What you might not know, is that there are loads of interesting fact and figures surrounding this magnificent peak, and here we…

Climb Kilimanjaro on New Year’s Eve

If you want to do something extraordinary this New Years Eve, then why not head on down to Tanzania and attempt the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro! A spectacular mountain that just about anyone can climb, Kilimanjaro attracts hikers and adventure travellers from across the globe, and as it is open all year round, those looking to…

Training for Kilimanjaro – How Fit Do You Really Need To Be?

Climbing Kilimanjaro is a lifelong ambition for many, but after sharing our own story with friends and family, it seems the biggest factor that puts people off, it that they believe they are not fit enough to make it to Uhuru Peak. If you Google “how difficult is it to climb Kilimanjaro” or “is Mount…

Climbing Kilimanjaro – What Goes Up Must Come Down!

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, sharing and reliving those highs and lows that come with an extreme…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 7

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 7 Summit Attempt 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, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 6

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 6 Barafu Camp 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, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 5

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 5 Karanga Camp 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, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 4

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route / Day 4 Barranco Camp 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, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 3

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 3 Shira Camp 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, sharing and reliving…

Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro – Part 2

Climbing Kilimanjaro 7-Day Machame Route – Day 2 Machame Gate 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, sharing and reliving…