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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Montannah Kenney, 7, Sets New World Record For Youngest Female To Summit Kilimanjaro

  • April 14, 2018

7 year old Montannah Kenney from Austin, Texas has set a new world record as the youngest female to summit Mt. Kilimanjaro, breaking 8 year old Roxy Getter’s record which was set in July 2017. Despite

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Actress Mandy Moore Ticks One Off Her Bucket List Atop Of Kilimanjaro

Describing it as “one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences of my life”, singer, songwriter and actress Mandy Moore has just fulfilled a dream that she has had since she was 18yrs old –

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Kristina Schou Madson Sets New Kilimanjaro Female Speed Ascent Record

  • March 29, 2018

Kristina Schou Madson of Denmark has set a new Fastest Known Time (FKT) for female Speed Ascent up Kilimanjaro, beating the previous record holder’s time by fifteen minutes. Kristina, an extreme running

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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 Africa

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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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Victoria Secret Model Scales Kilimanjaro!

  • January 15, 2016

Last Thursday Victoria Secret model, Sara Sampaio, realised a dream of hers by reaching the Roof of Africa. Her fans, who are more used to seeing the model without much clothes on, got to see a different

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Charging Camera Batteries On Kilimanjaro

  • January 6, 2016

In the new age of technology, everyone wants to document their travels, and this is certainly true for trekkers. On a mountain where the scenery is nothing short of breathtaking, a camera is a vital piece

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Angela Vorobeva Becomes The Oldest Woman To Climb Kilimanjaro

  • December 30, 2015

Angela Vorobeva has become the oldest woman to climb Kilimanjaro, aged 86 years 267 days. Vorobeva was born in Russia on the 4 February 1929. The expedition begun on the 23 October 2015, departing from

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Nepali Mountaineer, Sanjay Pandit, Climbs Kilimanjaro Backwards In Record Time

  • December 30, 2015

Nepali mountaineer, Sanjay Pandit, has recently set an extraordinary new record on Mount Kilimanjaro, walking backwards to the 5,895m summit in an astonishing time of 25 hours and 40 minutes. The climb

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Kilimanjaro Success Rate – How Many People Reach the Summit

For many, climbing Kilimanjaro is the experience of a lifetime. It’s also a fairly big investment and you therefore need to understand your chances of actually reaching the summit and which routes

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Kilimanjaro Plays Host To The World’s Highest Ever Rugby Match

Last week, a team of 38 climbers set a new world record by playing rugby at an altitude of 5,791m (19,000 ft) on Mount Kilimanjaro. The team, who were climbing for charity, not only played a full rugby

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Rockfall Kills American Trekker On Kilimanjaro

  • September 22, 2015

Californian entrepreneur and founder of Live Your Legend has tragically died on the slopes of Kilimanjaro from a freak rock fall on the Western Breach route. Having sold their house in San Francisco in

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Camels Atop The Roof Of Africa!

  • August 17, 2015

Far from the desert sands, a group from the United Arab Emirates have been the first to tackle Africa’s highest peak… with camels. More often than not, most records associated with the UAE have something

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New Female Speed Record On Kilimanjaro

  • August 5, 2015

German ultra runner Anne-Marie Flammersfeld (37) has broken the female speed record on Kilimanjaro. The UVU athlete took 8 hours and 32 minutes to reach the top of Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak (5895 meters),

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Climb Mount Meru – Kilimanjaro’s Little Brother

Often considered a warm up for Kilimanjaro, Mount Meru by its own right is a stunning mountain to climb. Standing at 4,566m high, Mount Meru is Tanzania’s second highest mountain. Although standing over

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13-Year-Old Olivia Will Climb Kilimanjaro

  • July 23, 2015

When she climbs Mount Kilimanjaro from August 7 to August 12 2015, 13-year-old Olivia Maiden of Poulton, Lancashire, will remember her sister, Florence, who died shortly after her first birthday. Olivia

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Obesity Is No Barrier To Climbing Kilimanjaro

  • July 14, 2015

If you were grossly overweight, you might consider a cleanse or gym membership. 300lb Kara Richardson Whitely of Noo Joizee, on the other hand, preferred to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimanjaro three

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Cheap Flights To Kilimanjaro (Or) How To Get To Kilimanjaro!

Finding cheap flights to Kilimanjaro International Airport is not an easy task because not many airlines fly to JRO, the IATA code for Kilimanjaro Airport. In this short article we’ve outlined how

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85-Year-Old Great Grandma Destined To Become The Oldest Woman To Climb Kilimanjaro

  • July 7, 2015

Early on Sunday July 5 2015, Arizona great-grandmother, Anne Lorimor, embarked upon her bid to become the oldest woman to climb Tanzania’s Mount Kilimnajaro (19,341 feet). She declared that she

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10 Year Old From The UK Summits Kilimanjaro

A few weeks back we featured Sam Irving, a 10-year old UK boy who planned to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. We have just received word from his mum that Sam successful made it to the top. Here’s the scoop! Sam

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At 10 Years Old, He Might Not Be The Youngest Person To Climb Kilimanjaro, But He’s Still Pretty Cool

10-year-old Sam Irving of Claygate in Surrey hopes to become one of the youngest people ever to climb the 19,341 feet of Mount Kilimanjaro to raise £25,000 for the Haller Foundation, which boosts the

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Drone Ascends Kilimanjaro

A quadcopter, a drone with four rotor blades, has made it just shy of the peak of Mount Kilimanjaro. The quadcopter was specially built by Cheetah Air to record the progress of a team that climbed the

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Tanzania Blogs And Other Websites We Love And Recommend

Over and beyond Mount Kilimanjaro there is so much to see and do in Tanzania and across the whole of East Africa – way too much for us to cover on our website. We have therefore put together a list

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Inner City Teenagers Receive A Blessing On Kilimanjaro

  • April 14, 2015

Some of Trevor Stokes’ students had never ventured beyond Vancouver, never mind British Columbia. The teacher changed that when he took 15 of his charges to Tanzania to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. He

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The First Ever BASE Jump From Mount Kilimanjaro

  • February 22, 2015

BASE jumping is jumping from a building, antenna, span (ie a bridge) or earth (ie a cliff) – an extreme sport. 248 people have died in this manner since 1981. 50-year-old Valery Rozov, a Russian, was

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Norma Brewer’s Fake Kilimanjaro Obituary Tricks The Media

  • February 16, 2015

A wheelchair-bound grandmother got the last laugh when she penned her own obituary, which announced that she had died climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. 83-year-old Norma Brewer of Fairfield, Connecticut actually

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Wheelchair-Bound Paraplegic, Shaun Gash, Sets His Sights On Kilimanjaro

  • February 2, 2015

This week, wheelchair-bound paraplegic, Shaun Gash, shares his incredible plans to climb Kilimanjaro. Enter Shaun! My name is Shaun. I live in Lancaster in the UK and I am a wheelchair-bound paraplegic

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“Iceman” And His Group Climbs Kilimanjaro In Record Time

On January 15, 55-year-old Wim Hof from Sittard in the Netherlands and his group of 18 amateur trekkers clocked up a Guinness World Record by ascending all 19,341 feet of Mount Kilimanjaro in a record

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85-Year-Old Is The Oldest Person To Climb Kilimanjaro

85-year-olds might be bed-ridden, awaiting death. At best they could play with their grandchildren and perhaps even manage some gardening. Dr Robert J Wheeler, then aged 85 years and 201 days, did somewhat

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Kilimanjaro Visa’s, Vaccinations, Malaria And Medications

“When you got a condition, it’s bad to forget your medicine.” ― Frank Miller A lot of preparation work is required before you depart on your epic Kilimanjaro adventure. In this short article we

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Best Hotels In Arusha – Where To Stay On Your Kili Trek & Safari

  • December 5, 2014

Arusha is a popular tourist town in Northern Tanzania. It is located just below Mount Meru and 1.5-2 hours South-West of Kilimanjaro National Park, which makes it a popular base town for trekkers.Serengeti

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Best Hotels In Moshi – Kilimanjaro Accommodation Options

  • December 5, 2014

Moshi is a small Tanzanian town which sits due south of Kilimanjaro National Park, in the shadow of Mount Kilimanjaro.Moshi has just under 200,000 inhabitants, many of which are from the Chagga and Pare

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Climb Kilimanjaro Without A Guide – Is It Possible?

Unfortunately it is not possible to climb Kilimanjaro without a guide. In 1991 the Tanzanian government and Kilimanjaro National Park Authority changed it’s policy towards unsupported treks on Mount

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Climb Kilimanjaro With Asthma – Good Or Bad Idea?

  • November 26, 2014

So you have asthma, does that mean you are going to struggle at altitude on Kilimanjaro? In this article we review the literature: Can you climb Kilimanjaro with asthma? The short answer is ‘yes’,

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Cycling Team, Tinkoff-Saxo, Strengthens Its Bonds On Mount Kilimanjaro

  • November 4, 2014

Over the last decade, boot camp-style training camps for top cycling teams have reached the height of fashion, with cyclists and staff pitching up in some remote part of Europe where they take part in

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World’s Highest Cricket Match Get’s Played On Mount Kilimanjaro

  • October 8, 2014

In September 2014, 30 cricket players and officials spent eight days trekking to the summit of Kilimanjaro in a bid to play the world’s highest cricket match. The team consisted of a number of famous

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Swiss Sets New Kilimanjaro Fastest Ascent And Descent Record

Swiss veteran mountain guide, Karl Egloff, has broken the Mount Kilimanjaro fastest ascent and descent record, in a mind-blowing time of 6 hours, 42 minutes and 24 seconds. The previous record was held

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