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Best time to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro

When is the Best Time to Climb Kilimanjaro?

While we love this type of excitement, climbers should not venture up Kilimanjaro whenever they please. There are specific months when climbing is not fun and unsafe. This leads us to…
trek on mt. kilimanjaro

How to Care for your Gore-Tex Gear

To get the most out of your Gore-Tex outerwear, keep it clean. Use these handy tips to keep your outerwear and shell items clean, weatherproof, and like-new for years to come.
the right backpack for kilimanjaro trek

How To Choose The Right Backpack for a Kilimanjaro Trek

A backpack is definitely needed every single day for the entire 19,364 feet. The best pack capacity for a Kilimanjaro trek is between 35 to 40 liters.

How To Choose a Sleeping Bag for a Kilimanjaro Trek?

Packing the correct sleeping bag is of vital importance on a Kilimanjaro climb. Trekkers will need a bag that can withstand changing temperatures and conditions.
trekkers using trekking poles on the kilimanjaro summit

Hiking Poles on Kilimanjaro

Although a journey of a lifetime, climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro is no easy task. Of course, you can do it; but, your body might get a little weary along the way. Not to fret though. Simply grab some hiking poles to aid in your ascent.