kilimanjaro mountain climbing
A comprehensive guide to Kilimanjaro mountain climbing. Mt. Kilimanjaro is situated inside the Kilimanjaro National Park in Tanzania; it is the highest mountain in Africa and the tallest freestanding mountain on earth. This guide aims to provide the Kilimanjaro climber with important and valuable information on climbing Kilimanjaro, which hopefully will increase your chances of of reaching the summit. Detailed information, cover all the major routes, including the Marangu, Machame, Umbwe, Mweka (only for descending), Shira, Lemosho, Rongai (Nalemoru), and Arrow Glacier routes. To further assist you with your preparation on kilimanjaro climbing, we have included all the climbing routes, the equipments you need to prepare and the best time for climbing
Why climb with us
Kilimanjaro exclusive have been operating kilimanjaro hiking for more than 10 years. Our kilimanjaro experts have first hand knowledge of the mountain and are able to advice on which routes suits you. Kilimanjaro uhuru peak can be reached with only a walking stick. Between 14 and 70 years are some of our clients who have reached the summit.
The greatest challenge in climbing kilimanjaro is hypothermia. As you go higher it becomes too cold and hard to breath. Dress warm and eat chocolates to gain more energy.
Mount Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain in African and the tallest free-standing mountain in the world. Kibo is the highest peak, though dormant could erupt again. About 200 years ago there was little eruption with major eruption 360,000 years ago.