What is a Pee Bottle?

What is a Pee Bottle?

It’s recommended that climbers drink four to five liters of water daily when climbing Kilimanjaro. This high intake helps with acclimatization. The side effect of drinking so much and taking Diamox is that you will have to pee – A LOT. It…

Is it Worth it to Climb Kilimanjaro?

Is it Worth it to Climb Kilimanjaro?

Climbing Kilimanjaro is not cheap. Between the park permit fees, gear, flights, hotels, guides, and tips, the cost for the hike can easily run over $5,000 per person. It begs the question, is the price worth the money to climb Kilimanjaro? It’s…

Do I Need Gaiters to Climb Kilimanjaro?

Do I Need Gaiters to Climb Kilimanjaro?

Gaiters are fabric sleeves which cover the upper boot, ankle and usually lower leg. The main reason they are worn is to close the gap between the pants and boots, preventing things from getting inside your footwear. This includes snow, rain, gravel,…

Will Mount Kilimanjaro Erupt Again?

Will Mount Kilimanjaro Erupt Again?

Out of an estimated 1,500 active volcanoes, approximately 50 will erupt every year, spewing steam, ash, and toxic gases into the atmosphere, and lava on to the surrounding landscape. This violent event reeks havoc to any human, animal and plant life nearby….