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4 Sep 2020 Friday

Focus on Kilimanjaro

The Ultimate Guide to Standing on the Roof of Africa




Kilimanjaro is the highest mountain on the African continent, the highest free-standing mountain in the world and one of the coveted seven summits. Kilimanjaro holds an iconic place on many people’s bucket lists.  It definitely draws...

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3 Apr 2020 Friday

Reflections – My Trek to...

Megan Marshall


735 I looked down all I could see was a layer of fog covering up everything below the plane, then when I looked up and out, I caught a glimpse of the mountains.  My first reaction was “Oh my God” which I said aloud because what...

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24 Jan 2020 Friday

Walking the Arctic Circle Trail

Remote - Wild - Fantastic




Sitting in the airport watching the rain outside and waiting for my delayed flight to be announced I wondered at the wisdom of heading out into the wilderness with a broken tooth and pondered over what else might go wrong.  I was heading to...

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16 Oct 2018 Tuesday

Three Days To Go...




In 3 days we fly to Nepal to check the final details of the treks we will be adding to Monkey Mountaineering’s portfolio later this year. My bag is almost packed, just a few last minute things to put in. I’m feeling very excited...

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12 Sep 2018 Wednesday

How to be successful on Kilimanjaro


Training & Health


Every year thousands of people visit Tanzania to climb to the summit of Kilimanjaro but not all those attempting this formidable challenge make it to the top.  According to official figures obtained from KINAPA, the Kilimanjaro National Park...

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