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The beginning of the end of Crater Camp

By Peter Baxter | October 5th, 2009 | Comments Off

FurtwanglerThe current buzz in Kilimanjaro is the imminent closure of Crater Camp. I discovered this on my most recent trip when a few mates and I summited via the Western Breach and ... [read on]

Toilets on Kilimanjaro

By Peter Baxter | September 3rd, 2009 | 4 Comments »

Kilimanjaro KrapperThere is great romance in planning and setting off to climb this great mountain. Less romantic are some of the fundamental human functions that need to be taken care of in ... [read on]

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]

The Porters of Kilimanjaro Photographic Project

By Peter Baxter | February 25th, 2009 | Comments Off

Thanks for this contribution to Helen Osler

porter-shot-2 Anyone who has climbed Kilimanjaro will know what a huge part the porters played in their climb. As a photographer, I can vividly remember ... [read on]

The Pros and Cons of Diamox

By Peter Baxter | January 20th, 2009 | 9 Comments »

Thanks to Bob Holdsworth for this take on Diamox and the Mountain…

One of my concerns for the climb up Kilimanjaro was my ability to manage the altitude necessary to make the ... [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]

Western Breach Opened

By Donovan | March 4th, 2008 | Comments Off

It has been a few years since the landside on Mt Kilimanjaro that claimed the lives of a few people on the Western Breach. The breach opened up a few months ago, but I had not heard reports of any ... [read on]

Marangu Route on Kilimanjaro – April & May

By Donovan | February 27th, 2008 | Comments Off

95 percent of the people who call me about climbing Kilimanjaro rarely have plans to climb the Marangu route. The reason is, the Marangu route is super easy – a gentle hike, you sleep inside huts with loads of other ... [read on]

Climb For A Cause – Kilimanjaro

By Donovan | February 22nd, 2008 | Comments Off

Over the years, I have seen hundreds of people climb Kilimanjaro for certain causes. Whether it’s to raise awareness for “Aids/HIV awareness, homelessness, leukemia, cancer research, blindness, Darfur, exploited children, multiple sclerosis, orphans, etc,” I probably read of a new ... [read on]

Adventure on Kilimanjaro- Western Breach Combined With Crater Camp

By Donovan | February 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

I had a couple young guys call me the other day, and said they wanted to take an “adventurous” route up Kilimanjaro – and avoid all the crowds on the mountain. They were curious of the various options. I told ... [read on]

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