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Mt. Kilimanjaro Resources

We have collected a handful of good links, pictures, movies -and other resources – to help you on the mountain.


Good Kilimanjaro Picture Website

By Donovan | February 27th, 2006 | 1 Comment »

This is a great picture and reference site for climbing Kilimanjaro. The facts and figures link is a great one to check out because it breaks down the distances and time between the various camps. The time is relative ... [read on]
 

How to Get Diamox for Altitude Sickness

By Donovan | December 5th, 2005 | 1 Comment »

Diamox, also known as Acetazolamide, is a prescription for altitude sickness, making it easier to keep climbing the mountain. In order to get Diamox, call your doctor, tell them where they are going, what altitude you will be at, and ... [read on]
 

Tanzania Visa

By Donovan | November 23rd, 2005 | Comments Off

You need visas for both Kenya and Tanzania. You can purchase a visa for Tanzania at the border town, Namanga, on arrival from Kenya. You can get a 7-day transit visa in Kenya if you are coming from Nairobi airport ... [read on]
 

KCMC Hospital

By Donovan | November 22nd, 2005 | Comments Off

If you have a medical emergency in Tanzania, or on the mountain, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre, known as KCMC, is the best place to go if you have a serious medical emergency. They can treat most everything, including ... [read on]
 

Medical Insurance For Kilimanjaro

By Donovan | November 2nd, 2005 | 1 Comment »

Almost all mountaineering companies make you get some sort of medical insurance for your climb up Kilimanjaro. If you don’t have any medical insurance that will cover you climbing a mountain, in a different country, then it’s best you shop ... [read on]
 

IMAX Kilimanjaro Movie

By Donovan | October 25th, 2005 | Comments Off

Orginally presented by IMAX theaters, this is a trekking movie about climbing Africa’s highest mountain, the fabled Kilimanjaro. If you are thinking of, or planning to, climb Kili and want some serious inspiration, maybe consider buying this Kilimanjaro video, [read on]
 

Meet the Park Warden in Marangu

By Donovan | October 21st, 2005 | Comments Off

If you really want to meet the Kilimanjaro park warden, you can usually find him, or one of his representatives at the Marangu park gate in the office building. Usually they are quite busy, according to the secretary, but sometimes ... [read on]
 

Elevations and Distances for Marangu Route

By Donovan | September 28th, 2005 | Comments Off

This is an outline of elevations, distances and hiking times for the Marangu route. All of these are estimates and have a small margin of error depending upon where you measure them from, your pace of travel, and the exact ... [read on]
 

Elevations and Distances for Lemosho Route

By Donovan | September 27th, 2005 | 1 Comment »

This is an outline of elevations, distances and hiking times for the Lemosho route. All of these are estimates and have a small margin of error depending upon where you measure them from, your pace of travel, and the exact ... [read on]
 

Elevations and Distances for Machame Route

By Donovan | September 26th, 2005 | 1 Comment »

This is an outline of elevations, distances and hiking times for the Machame route. All of these are estimates and have a small margin of error depending upon where you measure them from, your pace of travel, and the ... [read on]
 


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