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New Kilimanjaro Book

The book is finally here! The Mountaineer Books has published my adventure travel narrative Kissing Kilimanjaro: Leaving it All on Top of Africa. It’s an inspirational and sometimes humorous account of what it took an ordinary guy to reach the top of the African continent.

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The Images of Kilimanjaro

Mt. Kilimanjaro’s famous flat top has been reproduced in a number of beautiful and iconic photos including one we mentioned in a prior blog post.  But there have been a number of new and unusual photos of the mountain that bear mentioning. The first, and most striking, is a recent photo taken from earth covered […]

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Western Breach

Although Mt. Kilimanjaro’s Western Breach is dangerous, it’s still open to climbers willing to take the risks. Find out more about how others handled this most difficult and treacherous of routes.

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Umbwe

Read stories written by climbers who climbed the Umbwe Route of Kilimanjaro.

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Shira

Read stories written by climbers who climbed the Shira Route of Kilimanjaro.

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Marangu

Read stories written by climbers who climbed the Marangu Route of Kilimanjaro.

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Machame

Read stories written by climbers who climbed the Machame Route of Kilimanjaro.

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Lemosho

Read stories written by climbers who climbed the Lemosho Route of Kilimanjaro.

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Rongai

Read stories written by climbers who climbed the Rongai Route of Kilimanjaro.

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Routes

Check out what climbers think of the various routes up Kilimanjaro.

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Deadly Western Breach

A recent blog from a Mountain Maddness climber talks about the difficulty of ascending via the Western Breach and the pitfalls of loose rock. We hear a lot about the dangers of altitude sickness, but one of the biggest problems on the Western Breach Route can be rock fall. I had a group of three […]

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