Month: October 2013

Tarangire National Park


Perhaps the best part of climbing Mt. Meru and Mt. Kilimanjaro was being able to look forward to a celebratory safari in northern Tanzania after our trek. With two successful summits behind us, we happily traded in our hiking boots for our long lenses and hit the road.  (more…)

Kilimanjaro: Essential Items for Your Hike


Before climbing Kilimanjaro, your outfitter will provide you with a packing list of all the necessary items you’ll need to bring with you on the mountain. In Tanzania, you will have a pre-trip briefing where your guide will go over the most important items with you again to make sure that you have not forgotten anything. But, if you are like us, you will want to ensure that you have everything you need before you arrive in Africa, so we have compiled a list of some of the gear that we found to be most useful and essential during our time on the mountain. (more…)