Kilimanjaro Training: How One Non-Trekker is Preparing to Climb

August 24, 2016

  How does a non-climber prepare for the mountain trek of a lifetime? Erin, the next Thomson staffer scheduled to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, is a bit of a trekking novice. “I haven’t hiked or camped since I was in girl scouts!” she laughed. After being motivated by the many Thomson guests who have summited the…

Amy packing on Kilimanjaro

Packing For Kilimanjaro: Amy’s Top Tips!

December 18, 2013

Thomson Safaris staffer shares expert tips on packing for Kilimanjaro. Amy just returned from her successful Kili trek in November, and she attributes some of her success to a basic (but often ignored) tip: Don’t overpack.

Katie with Mt. Kilimanjaro

Katie Climbs Again

January 4, 2010

Katie in the Heath Moorland Katie, our Kilimanjaro Coordinator, is off to Mount Kilimanjaro today! She will be climbing the mountain again via the Umbwe Route. We’ll keep you posted on any news we receive from her trek and safari. Good luck, Katie!