Should you use trekking poles? Can you rent gear in Moshi? Are gaiters good to have? All these questions and more can be answered in the Kilimanjaro Gear section.

Got an adventure traveler in your life? You know, one of those folks who also seems to be setting off to scale mountains, hike, raft, climb, bike, and camp? Why not give them something they can really use (and will greatly appreciate) this holiday season? Outdoor clothes, daypacks and field […]

Holiday Gifts for Adventure Travelers

Kili is a big mountain It soars at its highest point to 19340ft. It is among the seven continental giants, and sits high on the global mountaineering must do list for anyone claiming the status of a mountain enthusiast. It is, however, one of the easiest of the Big Seven. […]

Ten Things You Need To Know About Climbing Kilimanjaro

One of the best items an outfitter can bring up Mt. Kilimanjaro is a mess tent. A mess tent can be a savior when it comes to punishing sun, cold rain, and hard wind. In your mess tent, you can sit around, play cards, tell stories, eat food, and kill […]

Mess Tents on Kilimanjaro

Everybody always asks me what kind of boots you should have on Kilimanjaro. Really – it’s a matter of preference as long as they are waterproof. I have seen people in cross trainers, tennis shoes – and even Tevas. It also really depends where on the mountain you are, the […]

Kilimanjaro GTX Boot

Our world is increasingly dominated by GPS and other satellite technology, but for any adventure, an old-fashioned, functional compass is an essential tool. I hate to admit it, but I’ve only recently discovered this, and the credit rests with my wife who had the forethought to strap a cheap, keychain-sized […]

Hanging from the Outside of our Pack – Compass