Updates to the Kilimanjaro Gear List

Updates to the Kilimanjaro Gear List

We have updated our Kilimanjaro gear list. In our ongoing effort to have the most useful and accurate information on climbing Kilimanjaro, we have made several changes to the Ultimate Kilimanjaro® Gear List. These edits were prompted by discussions with our seasoned…

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…

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,…