Mt. Kilimanjaro Stories
A collection of stories from climbers who have attempted to climb Kilimanjaro.
By Donovan | June 6th, 2006 | Comments Off
In an effort to boost tourism in Rwanda, it was announced that Rwanda Air Express will now serve Kilimanjaro International Airport, to Rwanda, only a few hours away by plane.
The reason is, like Uganda, Rwanda has great tourism potential, with ... [read on]
By Donovan | May 4th, 2006 | 2 Comments »
By Derrick Slack
I woke up late and was feeling extremely delirious when I went to the bathroom outhouse and for a minute I didn’t know where I was. I was nearly feeling the full effects of High Altitude ... [read on]
By Donovan | April 28th, 2006 | Comments Off
Mayor KilimanjaroMt. Kilimanjaro does strange things to people. Symbolically, anywhere in the world, climbing an enormous mountain like Kilimanjaro represents a Herculean task, creating many skeptics that the human body can climb ... [read on]
By Donovan | March 31st, 2006 | 6 Comments »
First Bearded Hippy Riding a Unicycle Up Kilimanjaro Given that it’s easy to climb and relatively safe, Mt. Kilimanjaro is known as a mountain to set a ... [read on]
By Donovan | March 6th, 2006 | Comments Off
Mt. Kilimanjaro, Tanzania
By Brad Moir
We arrived in Moshi last night in pretty good shape – not much jet lag. Mark decided to try his oxygen inhaling skills as he felt weak and slightly passed out. That’s not bad, but we ... [read on]
By Donovan | February 28th, 2006 | Comments Off
In 2006, the Kilimanjaro National park fees were dramatically increased. Almost all outfitters mountaineering companies include the park fees into the overall price of the trip. However, it’s important to see how the price breaks down:
This is PER PERSON, PER ... [read on]
By Donovan | February 21st, 2006 | 1 Comment »
Here are the details from the investigation of the Western Breach, which killed a number of people back in January.
KILIMANJARO SAFETY PATROL RECONNAISSANCE EXPEDITION
25th – 27th January 2006
An investigation to determine the cause of the Western Breach accident of 4th ... [read on]
By Donovan | February 9th, 2006 | Comments Off
On Day 1 of our climb hiking up to Machame Camp, the rain started to pour. After an hour of solid rain, we ran into our first big issue on Kilimanjaro. It wasn’t with our group, it was another. There ... [read on]
By Donovan | January 30th, 2006 | Comments Off
This is a message posted in the Africa Travel forums on BootsnAll Travel Network. Thought someone might be able to help.
If you are planning on climbing Kilimanjaro, or know someone who is please please please read this and help!
Last October ... [read on]
By Donovan | January 22nd, 2006 | Comments Off
A father/son trek to the roof of Africa
By Ed Abell
W. H. Murry, “Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it.”
My father amassed an enviable library of mountain exploration books. He ... [read on]