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Which Kilimanjaro Route is Most Popular? You might be surprised.

(Kilimanjaro statistics are very hard to come by and I’ve been unable to verify the ones below from Rubel.  Having said that, these are pretty consistent with what I’ve heard.  But without verification, please take them with a “grain of salt.”) Author: Rubel Zaman The Kilimanjaro National Park Authorities (KINAPA) are renowned for not releasing […]

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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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Kilimanjaro virtial tour

Larry Ferlazzo’s post last week reminded me of the New York Times’ virtual tour of a climb up Kilimanjaro via the Shira route. If you’re looking at another route have no fear. At the Shira plateau the Shira, Lemosho and Machame routes all converge. So after that they’re all the same.I like the details on […]

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