What challenges will I face climbing Kilimanjaro

What challenges will I face climbing Kilimanjaro ? This will depend on your experience to date and will different for different people. Lets have a look at what it is like climbing Kilimanjaro. Watch the video below and CONTACT US for more video and raw footage from each day on Kilimanjaro. If you have been training 5 days a week for months and possibly preparing for years for this trip. You are ready for your adventure of a lifetime.

What challenges will I face climbing Kilimanjaro

I get asked weekly, what challenges will I face climbing Kilimanjaro. This will depend on your experience. The main challenge will be the altitude and lack of oxygen in your body and you personally adapt to this change. That’s why you need more time and days on the mountain. Here are some of the challenges you may face on Kilimanjaro.

1). You will possibly experience rain, wind, hot, cold temperatures all in one week.

2). High UV levels from the sun, so stay covered up

3). Extreme altitude above 5,500m/ 18,044 feet

4). The biggest summit day of your life up 1,245m/ 4,084ft. and down 2,795m/ 9,169ft.

5). If you pick a trip less than 8 days you could encounter serious altitude problems

6). Physical fatigue, from multi-day hiking (Come prepared!!)

7). Lack of sleep

8). Excellent but different food

9). Sleeping in a sleeping bag and tent, worth preparing for this

10). Dehydration, you need to be drinking 4/5 liters of water per day

11). Scrambling on the Baranco wall can be a challenge for a lot of people.

READ MORE on this page about all aspects of climbing Kilimanjaro. If you are really looking for information you should just e-mail us info@iantaylortrekking.com we have over a decade of experience leading Kilimanjaro. We have helped over 2,000 people reach the summit of Kilimanjaro and we can help you get the information you need to be successful on your adventure up Kilimanjaro.

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