Is Kilimanjaro one of the world’s biggest mountains?

Kilimanjaro may be the biggest mountain in Africa – but where does it rank amongst the world’s highest mountains? There is no doubt that one of the main attractions of climbing Kilimanjaro is that afterwards you can boast to your friends that you have stood at the highest point on an entire continent with Uhuru [...]

November 10th, 2021|Categories: Statistics|

Which nationality climbs Kilimanjaro the most?

Once again I am very grateful to the Kilimanjaro National Park Authorities, KINAPA, for supplying the most up-to-date statistics available for which nationalities climb Africa's highest mountain the most. I’m not sure how reliable they are, but they are the best we can get; plus, to be fair, on this matter at least they [...]

December 10th, 2017|Categories: Statistics|

Deaths on Kilimanjaro: the true statistics

It is almost impossible to ascertain with any degree of accuracy the number of people who die on Kilimanjaro each year. The one organisation that knows the exact body count, KINAPA, the park authorities, doesn’t want to release this figure, for fear that it would impact negatively on the number of people who climb [...]

August 14th, 2017|Categories: Statistics|
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