Mount Kilimanjaro or just Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, about 4,900 metres (16,100 ft) from its base to 5,895 metres (19,341 ft) above sea level. The first people known to have reached the summit of the mountain were Hans Meyer and Ludwig Purtscheller in 1889. The mountain is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park and is a major climbing destination. The mountain has been the subject of many scientific studies because of its shrinking glaciers and disappearing ice fields.
Kilimanjaro Successful Trekking Tips
- Prepare Yourself Physically and Mentally :Having a positive mind is very crucial for the climb.
- Be Aware of AMS: High altitude climbinghas several risks including (AMS) Acute Mountain Sickness.
- Taking It Slow:While trekking, you need to remember that it’s not a race but rather a holiday experience.
- Get The Right Clothing:You will require the appropriate clothes for different temperature zones before reaching the summit.
Kilimanjaro Trekking Packing List
Climbing Kilimanjaro may be overwhelming but one should not get confused on what to bring along for the trekking. The major concern is not only packing but acquiring the right and necessary items.
The following list will guide you in preparing the right trekking gear….
1.Get The Right Clothing . 2.Acquire The Right Equipment’s. 3. Accessories ,4.Toiletries ,5.Electronic devices