It’s become quite the celebrity challenge, but don’t let that put you off. Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro tests your endurance, fitness and comfort levels.
Many believe that the required strength and fitness for the climb are out of reach, but this just isn’t true. Sure it’s a mountain, but it doesn’t require any technical mountaineering skills, just one foot after the other.
I climbed ‘Kili’ in 2008 and now have dreams of the Inca Trail, Aconcagua and Denali. However, there are a few things that I wasn’t prepared for. Here are 7 somewhat unusual tips that will help prepare you.