Sign Your Life Away
Almost any company taking you to the top of Kilimanjaro will require you to sign a few legal documents. Read through them very carefully because you will realize that basically you have few, if any, personal rights on Mt. Kilimanjaro.
You are agreeing that by climbing one of the highest mountains in the world, you are exposing yourself to a variety of risks that could put your life in danger. You could slip off a rock and hurt yourself, you could die from altitude sickness, you could be subject to severe weather conditions. People have died on Mt. Kilimanjaro, and it’s important to realize that you by climbing Kilimanjaro you give up many rights.
Don’t let this scare you. It’s a great mountain – just be cautious, make smart decisions, and you will have a wonderul time.