Some statistics on Kilimanjaro

I love a good statistic, and while I admit that the old cliche about there being Lies, damned lies and statistics holds some truth, I also think that a simple statistic can also tell you an awful lot. These statistics have almost all been supplied by the Kilimanjaro National Park Authorities (KINAPA), and have been provided to me by them so that I can then include them the guide.

Anyway, I hope you find them useful – or at least interesting.

  • A line of trekkers trudging towards Uhuru Peak past Rebmann Glacier

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