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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]

September Rongai, Northern Circuit and the Western Breach

By Peter Baxter | June 24th, 2009 | Comments Off

lemosh-route-2Get your boots on and try your luck with the ultimate climber’s climb of Kilimanjaro. Starting September 19 we will be doing a guided version of the Rongai Route, taking the little ... [read on]

The Fair Trade Principal in Kilimanjaro

By Peter Baxter | November 5th, 2008 | 1 Comment »

The principal of Fair Trade came into vogue in the 1980s when Anita Roddick formed the Body Shop chain based on her own exhaustive confirmation that everything purchased and used in the manufacture of her cosmetics had been traded fairly. ... [read on]

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]

The Kilimanjaro Guide and Porter Fraternity: The Facts Behind The Scenes

By Peter Baxter | July 14th, 2008 | 1 Comment »

Kilimanjaro Porters

The term eco-tourism tends to evoke images of enlightened travelers treading lightly and reverently among the surviving cathedrals of nature. Through the particulars of any given ecology they are guided ... [read on]

BootsnAll Guided Summits 2008/9

By Peter Baxter | January 1st, 2008 | Comments Off

This year BootsnAll will be staging an escorted and guided New Year’s Eve Summit of Kilimanjaro & Safari between December 23 and January 3 2008/9. I will be personally leading the climb via the Lesotho Route with aim of ... [read on]

Rongai Route: A Story

By Donovan | January 19th, 2007 | Comments Off

I stumbled upon a good story in one of BootsnAll’s blog about hiking the Rongai route of Mount Kilimanjaro. If you want to read a day-to-day account of this guys experience climbing Kilimanjaro, you might want to check it out. ... [read on]

Guide Scam – Have clients descend the mountain early

By Donovan | December 6th, 2006 | Comments Off

Another fairly good scam on Mount Kilimanjaro, often orchestrated by the guides, is to basically have the people come off the mountain earlier than planned.

Here is how it works. The guide usually pays for the least amount of day ... [read on]

Scams on Kilimanjaro – Porter disappears, and then appears

By Donovan | December 5th, 2006 | 2 Comments »

manyportersv1.jpgCould you keep track of all these porters?

As part of the series of scams on Kilimanjaro by guides, this next scam is quite easy and happens to many people.

When you have a medium ... [read on]

Scams on Kilimanjaro – How Guides Rip Off Porters

By Donovan | November 30th, 2006 | Comments Off

Don’t get me wrong, Kilimanjaro is a wonderful mountain to climb. I encourage travelers to visit Tanzania and attempt to climb Africa’s highest, most famous, well-known mountain. It’s a great experience and most people enjoy it.

However, with something wonderful, there ... [read on]

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