MtKilimanjaro Travel Guide
MtKilimanjaro
Climb MtKilimanjaro
Email our kili experts!

New York Times Article: On Africa’s Roof, Still Crowned With Snow


It seems that every six months, the New York Times writes another story about Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, with a new story angle. Kilimanjaro, in my opinion, has always received great attention in the press as it’s the highest mountain in Africa and is often romanticized by books, movies, explorers, on TV. But this year’s increased attention is probably from constant references that Africa’s highest summit is melting, which was from Al Gore’s movie, An Inconvenient Truth. Al Gore has probably put Kilimanjaro more on the “must do” map, as the number of people wanting to reach the summit has increased dramatically the last year.

Read On Africa’s Roof, Still Crowned With Snow



By Peter Baxter | Permalink | No Comments | January 21st, 2008
Tags: Ed's Pack, Mount Kilimanjaro, News
Related posts


Mt. Kilimanjaro News



Read more archives

RSS Feed Subscription

 

Reader Comments

Climb Kilimanjaro on Add Adventure Trips to Kili Trek for Trip of a Lifetime
If you travel all the way to Tanzania to climb Kilimanjaro its worth taking atleast a few days ontop...

Shu on Historic Kilimanjaro
Hi Angie...Climbed Kili in September 2010 and had the most incredible experience of my life. Went wi...

Catherine on Historic Kilimanjaro
My brother is planning to climb kilimanjaro with this company http://www.footlooseadventure.co.uk/ki...

angie on Historic Kilimanjaro
Hi Eric, I'm glad you summited with no problems! Way to go!! My boyfriends trek also had rather b...

eric on Historic Kilimanjaro
climbed it this past June with no climbing experience. We had amazing guides though! @Angie-it is ...