A Girl’s Guide to Climbing Kilimanjaro

From the obvious to the not so obvious, there was plenty of advice that I was very grateful to receive, or wish I had received. Therefore I decided to pull together a brief but handy guide…

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Climbing Kilimanjaro | Reaching Uhuru Peak

The crucial moment of my Kilimanjaro climb had finally arrived: conquering Uhuru Peak. After only two hours sleep, we were woken at 11pm Friday night to have, um, breakfast. A combination of nerves and altitude…

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Climbing Kilimanjaro | Barranco Wall

From Lava Tower to Barranco Wall, the next couple of days of my Kilimanjaro climb were full of highs and lows (quite literally)… Lava Tower Day 3 was acclimatisation day. This means that we hiked…

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Climbing Kilimanjaro with Childreach International

Nearly two years ago I was having a particularly dull day at University. I was fed up with studying and seeking some form of excitement. So, on a mad whim, I spontaneously signed up to climbing Kilimanjaro…

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