WELCOME TO CLIMB MOUNT KILIMANJARO!
BY THE TIME YOU GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE, YOU’LL BE READY TO CLIMB AFRICA’S HIGHEST MOUNTAIN!
Welcome to the website that, for more than a decade the most complete and trustworthy guide to climbing Africa’s Highest Mountain. By visiting this website, you have taken the first step on your journey to the Roof of Africa.
A journey that will take you from your favourite armchair all the way to Uhuru Peak – at 5895m (19,341ft) above sea level, it’s the very highest point on the entire African continent.
As you may know, Africa’s Highest Mountain is also a ‘walkable’ mountain. That is to say, no technical climbing skills are required to reach the summit.
But that’s not to say it’s easy. An iron will and calves of steel are just two of the attributes you’ll need to make it to the top – for this is a mountain that truly tests your mettle.
If you’re in a hurry, you’ll find all the essential information you need to plan your Kilimanjaro climb on this page. Just read on to find essential facts on the mountain, together with answers to the questions I get asked most often by climbers in my capacity as the author of the bestselling guide to the mountain.
THE ESSENTIAL FACTS:
They can help you reach the summit – or they could kill you! Check out our advice on choosing a climbing company.
The mountain has two main trekking seasons and you can climb the mountain any day of the year – but when is the best time to climb ?
Take a look at why it’s such an expensive mountain to climb – and how you can take measures to make your trek cheaper.
From water bottles to walking boots, sleeping bags to champagne – what to bring with you for your climb.