Kilimanjaro

Ascent preparations, practicalities and trekking routes to the 'Roof of Africa'

By Alex Stewart

Guidebook describing all the trekking routes on Kilimanjaro (5895m), one of the Seven Summits. With 6 ascent routes, 3 summit ascents, the Circuit Path and descent paths, the guide also provides comprehensive information on preparation and access, a route on Mt Meru, as well as information on accommodation and other facilities.

Seasons

Seasons

Two dry seasons - mid-December to March and July to early October
Centres

Centres

Flights into Nairobi in Kenya, Dar es Salaam or Kilimanjaro International Airport; outfitters normally based in Arusha or Moshi
Difficulty

Difficulty

Kilimanjaro is a big mountain, but the normal trekking routes are not technically difficult. Altitude and acclimatisation are the main problems and AMS can kill if not taken seriously.
Must See

Must See

Dawn over Africa from the summit, the natural environment, the Crater
ISBN
9781852847586
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Published
Published
12 Feb 2018
Edition
Second
Pages
272
Size
17.2 x 11.6 x 1.5cm
Weight
320g
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Alex Stewart

Alex Stewart

Alexander Stewart is the Online Marketing Manager for WEXAS, the World Expeditionary Association. He has a particular interest in Africa and a passion for mountains. All his adult life he has walked in them, written about them and photographed them. Kilimanjaro made a significant impression on him during his first ascent in 1999, and he has often been drawn back to the 'Roof of Africa'.

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