All posts by Mark Whitman

Two-Time Grand Slam Winner Muguruza Summits The Roof of Africa

Two-time Grand Slam tennis champion Garbiñe Muguruza summits Kilimanjaro as she decides to do something a little different during the tennis off-season and took on the incredible challenge that is Mount

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Anne Lorimor, 89, Becomes Oldest Person To Climb Kilimanjaro

Arizona great-grandmother, Anne Lorimor, has become the oldest person to climb Mount Kilimnajaro (19,341 feet), aged 89! Lorimor originally climbed Kilimanjaro in July 2015, becoming (at the time) the

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Is This A Joke? Tanzania Plans To Build A Cable Car On Mount Kilimanjaro

Africa’s tallest mountain could very well be getting a cable car in the near future. Tanzania is currently experiencing a boom in tourism and the country is actively seeking to capitalise on the success

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Barranco Wall Mt Kilimanjaro – A Steep Climb But Totally Doable

The Barranco Wall on Mount Kilimanjaro forms part of your early morning exercise on day 4 for climbers on the Machame, Shira, Umbwe  and Lemosho Route. The Barranco Wall looks a lot more ominous than

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Kilimanjaro Full Moon Dates – See Kilimanjaro At Its Most Beautiful!

Climbing Kilimanjaro is an incredible experience. The sunsets, the views and the wild and ever changing landscape make it one of the best treks on earth.What many people don’t know is that on the final

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The Impossible Is Possible: First Female Quadruple Amputee Conquers Kilimanjaro

  • October 9, 2018

History was made this past weekend (Friday, 5 October 2018) when Corinne Hutton conquered Mount Kilimanjaro without feet or hands, and with only one lung. In 2013, due to pneumonia and the septicaemia

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8 Year Old From Florida Becomes Youngest Female To Climb Kilimanjaro

Eight year old, Roxy Getter, from Punta Gorda, Florida, has become the youngest female to scale Mount Kilimanjaro. Roxy reached the summit of Kilimanjaro with her family – mom, Sarah, dad, Bobby,

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Female Footballers Set New Record On Kilimanjaro

  • July 2, 2017

They came, they kicked and they conquered. A group of female footballers have just set a new record on Mount Kilimanjaro by playing a 90-minute football match at nearly 19,000 feet. The squad of 30 footballers,

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Africa’s Tallest Tree Discovered On Mount Kilimanjaro

Measuring an almighty 81.5m in height, Africa’s tallest tree has been discovered in a perhaps unlikely location: on Mount Kilimanjaro. The finding is especially unlikely as Africa has few trees over

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Highline On Kilimanjaro – A New Record!

  • August 6, 2016

Yes, that’s no computer generated background you see before you. That is indeed a highline stretching out across the horizon. Swiss alpinist Stephan Siegrist has just set a new record for the highest

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Paralympian, Aaron Phipps Becomes First Brit To Summit Mount Kilimanjaro In A Wheelchair

  • May 31, 2016

Reaching the summit of Africa’s tallest peak is no easy task, yet last week London Paralympic athlete and double amputee Aaron Phipps became the first British man to reach the Roof of Africa, not on

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DJ Seth Troxler Is Journeying To The Roof Of Africa For Charity

Michigan born DJ and producer Seth Troxler is setting off in July to climb the world’s tallest free standing mountain – Mount Kilimanjaro – for charity. The American muso is climbing to raise money

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Pizza Hut Deliver Pizza To The Top Of Kilimanjaro And Achieve Guinness Record

Now that’s what we call a PR stunt! Pizza Hut have earned a Guinness World Record for delivering the highest altitude pizza to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro. The stunt was organised by Pizza Hut

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Mountain Biking To The Top Of Kilimanjaro For World Bicycle Relief

Rebecca Rusch and Patrick Sweeney have recently mountain biked to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak (19,341 feet). The feat of mountain biking up Kilimanjaro began in 1985 when Dick

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Swedish Man With Disability Scales The Roof Of Africa

  • January 21, 2016

Aaron Anderson, a Swedish man who lost both his legs to cancer, has just scaled the summit of the tallest free standing mountain in the world – Kilimanjaro. Not only did Mr Anderson complete the

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