What should you be packing for your Kilimanjaro climb

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If you are signing up to one of our Kilimanjaro climbs we will send you our 45 page trip dossier with important information to help you fully prepare and be safe and successful on your Kilimanjaro climb. We will send you an itemized kit list on signing up. This exhaustive list does not have to […]

An outline of a day hiking on Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro & Africa
It’s really simple………..The easiest way to climb Kilimanjaro requires more time at altitude. If you are looking to fail, you will pick the Marangu route over 5 days. If you want to be safe, successful and really enjoy the experience and learn more about the mountain and local people you need more time. You need […]

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Kilimanjaro & Africa
I am just back from two Kilimanjaro climbs. I learned a lot about people’s expectations and the reality of climbing a big mountain. Each person comes to Kilimanjaro with there idea of the mountain. Some people adapt well to change, and others do not. This does have an impact on their experience and understanding of […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro in January and February

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I have just returned from climbing Kilimanjaro for the 31st time. I am still amazed by the lack of physical training some people are applying to their training and preparation. Not sure how we can communicate this better. Trust me it is critical for safety and success. The lack of physical conditioning, leg strength and endurance […]

The Best Acclimatization for Climbing Kilimanjaro

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The Best Acclimatization for Climbing Kilimanjaro is very simple. Take more time. I know it costs more each day to stay on the hill, but trust me it makes all the difference. More acclimatization, means better safety. You are not pushing the limit. The additional times gives you an easier ride to the summit and […]

What is the most Beautiful route up Mount Kilimanjaro

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The most Beautiful route up Mount Kilimanjaro is the Lemosho route. I have been lucky enough to climb Kilimanjaro on all routes over the past 17 years over 30 times. I have climbed Kilimanjaro in 5 days, 6 days, 7 days and 8 days. 5 or 6 days is a poor idea. What makes the […]

The Keys to Success Climbing Kilimanjaro

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The Keys to Success Climbing Kilimanjaro. This page has links to other really important information about how to be successful climbing Kilimanjaro. The first key to success is in the route, acclimatization and days you pick going to a low oxygen environment. After reading this information feel free to CONTACT US or read more about […]

What is the right down Jacket for your climbing or trekking adventure

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What is the right down Jacket for your climbing or trekking adventure. You really need to understand the differences between down jackets and make sure you have the right down jacket for your chosen adventure. What is the right down Jacket for your climbing or trekking adventure 800 fill down jacket does NOT mean it […]

Our Top 50 Tips for Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

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Our Top 50 Tips for Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.  I have personally climbed Kilimanjaro 30+ times and Ian Taylor Trekking only run around 20 quality Kilimanjaro climbs each year. We are a world leader in offering quality run climbs on Mount Kilimanjaro and happy to schedule a free personal assessment with you. CONTACT US. Our Top 50 […]

Who is the best service provider on Mount Kilimanjaro

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We like to think we are one of the best operators on Kilimanjaro. We have our own full time staff on the ground in Tanzania. Most of our staff on the ground in Tanzania have worked with us for more than 8 years and we pay them a minimum of TZS 20,000 per day. We […]