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Should you use trekking poles? Can you rent gear in Moshi? Are gaiters good to have? All these questions and more can be answered in the Kilimanjaro Gear section.

Ten Things You Need To Know About Climbing Kilimanjaro

By Peter Baxter | July 28th, 2008 | 2 Comments »
Kili is a big mountain

It soars at its highest point to 19340ft. It is among the seven continental giants, and sits high on the global mountaineering must do list for anyone claiming the status of a mountain enthusiast. It is, ... [read on]

Mess Tents on Kilimanjaro

By Donovan | February 25th, 2008 | Comments Off

img_2604.JPGOne of the best items an outfitter can bring up Mt. Kilimanjaro is a mess tent. A mess tent can be a savior when it comes to punishing sun, cold rain, and hard ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro GTX Boot

By Donovan | May 9th, 2007 | 2 Comments »

Ecco Kilimanjaro Boot

Everybody always asks me what kind of boots you should have on Kilimanjaro. Really – it’s a matter of preference as long as they are waterproof. I have seen people in cross trainers, tennis shoes ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Gear: Day Pack Weather Cover

By Donovan | January 12th, 2007 | Comments Off

kili3014.jpgWhen most people climb Kilimanjaro, they generally have a day pack, to carry some extra food, water, a bit of clothes, and anything else you need during the day. However, since rain storms ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Eye-Wear

By Donovan | December 11th, 2006 | Comments Off

If you have contacts, glasses, or are concerned about what kind of eye-wear to use on Mount Kilimanjaro, you should read this post in the Kilimanjaro Forums.

Two previous climbers, both of who have climbed Kilimanjaro, offers some insight ... [read on]

Tents on Kilimanjaro – Mountain Hardware Tents

By Donovan | October 31st, 2006 | Comments Off


You will see many different types of tents on Kilimanjaro. Mountain Hardware tents are popular on Kili, although these ones are a little bit dated. You need to make sure your outfitter has a solid ... [read on]

Mt. Kilimanjaro Forum Thread of the week of October 9, 2006

By Jessica | October 13th, 2006 | Comments Off

Check out this topic currently being discussed on the Mt. Kilimanjaro Forum at BootsnAll:

C.B. wants to know whether waterproof boots are necessary for the Kili climb – and is even going so far as to stand in water ... [read on]

Renting Sleeping Bags – Gear on Kilimanjaro

By Donovan | October 12th, 2006 | Comments Off

sleeping_bag.jpgI recently received a question on whether we could supply sleeping bags for a climb up Kilimanjaro. Unlike Nepal and other mountain regions where you buy sleeping bags in the city, you pretty ... [read on]

High in the Clouds – Barafu Camp Picture

By Donovan | October 10th, 2006 | Comments Off

barafu.jpg Here is a sweet picture of Barafu Camp on Kilimanjaro. Barafu Camp sits at 4600 meters and is the highest camp on the Machame route.

Looking at this picture, you can see lots ... [read on]

Travel Gear Blog

By Donovan | October 9th, 2006 | Comments Off

Each week, I get loads of questions about travel gear for climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Can I wear cross trainers up Kilimanjaro instead of typical hiking boots? What degree of sleeping bag should I use? Will my camera work at high ... [read on]

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