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A few Common Kili Scams

By BootsnAll | June 29th, 2009 | 25 Comments »

PorterHard times always bring out the creativity in man. Necessity is the mother of invention. There are a slough of offers across the internet for cut price Kilimanjaro climbs being tendered ... [read on]

Upcoming groups climbing Kilimanjaro, 2008

By Donovan | March 3rd, 2008 | Comments Off

I have a number of groups climbing Kilimanjaro this coming summer. All of these groups are looking for other people to join. Typically the groups are composed of other independent-style travelers in small groups or alone, that are looking to ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Company Review: Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris

By Donovan | February 6th, 2008 | 3 Comments »

I received this message today from a distraught person who visited Tanzania. His name is Shinko Mondori. Whether or not this is true, I don’t know, but it’s good to hear real reviews of people who have bad experiences. Marketing ... [read on]

Climbers Account of Kilimanjaro Attempt

By Donovan | April 24th, 2007 | Comments Off

I always ask people to write about their experiences on the mountain, so I can publish them on this blog. I just received this email, from a guy who asked me loads of questions about climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. As you ... [read on]

Join Kilimanjaro Group Climb

By Donovan | April 19th, 2007 | 32 Comments »

joinme.jpg I apologize for bringing this post to the front page again, but we have had some updates to these trips.

If you are looking to join a group to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Company Review: Kili Treks & Safaris

By Donovan | January 26th, 2007 | 1 Comment »

Each week, I try to profile another climbing or safari company in Tanzania (despite having my own business too) to show everything Tanzania has to offer. However, given there are many “tour companies” that offer the exact same thing in ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Company Review: Kilimanjaro Tanzanite Safaris

By Donovan | January 16th, 2007 | 1 Comment »

This local company in Tanzania has been spamming my Kilimanjaro blog with their links, so I thought I would do a proper review and see what they have to offer.

Well, to be brutally honest, it looks like this company, Kilimanjaro ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Company Review: Thomson Treks

By Donovan | January 11th, 2007 | Comments Off

I have to say, looking over Thomson Trek’s website, they definitely have an aura of legitimacy, professionalism and knowledge about Mount Kilimanjaro.

Owned by, I believe, an American couple, Thomson Trek’s is famous for being part of an Imax Movie: ... [read on]

REI Adventure in Tanzania

By Donovan | January 5th, 2007 | 2 Comments »

I stumbled across REI’s Adventures website today announcing one of their Kilimanjaro and safaris in Tanzania. See REI’s Kilimanjaro Prices. The total cost for the trip, assuming you an REI member, is $5394, because you have to pay for ... [read on]

Pulse Oximeter

By Donovan | December 1st, 2006 | 1 Comment »

Some of the mountaineering companies in Tanzania have introduced a system of checking the climbers – throughout the day – by using a Pulse Oximeter. A Pulse Oximeter is used to check blood oxygen saturation during the climb. This ... [read on]

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