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Health & Safety on Mount Kilimanjaro

Once you have made the decision to climb Kilimanjaro there are some things to consider about Health And Safety On Kilimanjaroensuring you have a safe and successful Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

While Climbing MountKilimanjaro, there are possible results that you may go up against some test including some success related issues in the midst of your trek. The purpose behind these medicinal issues is generally a result of the distinction in tallness and atmosphere.

Altitude Sickness

This is the most broadly observed issue that most climbers go up against while Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. Intense Mountain Sickness happens when you accomplish high heights, for example, Gilman’s Point, Stella Point or on the Summit of Kilimanjaro. Nevertheless, it will, in general, be managed quickly, by taking the individual suffering down to a lower height. Regardless, the disorder can be avoided by starting with a moderate pace toward the beginning of your trek, adding an extra day to adapt in accordance with the high height and by drinking 3-4 litres of water every day during your trek. You can also take altitude sickness medicine.


Hypothermia happens when the body’s temperature drops certainly, at any rate, it might be avoided with thought. Right clothing and equipment are essential to prevent Hypothermia. Protecting pieces of clothing from getting wet, either by sweat or from the rain. Layering dress is furthermore an astonishing idea. The treatment of hypothermia isn’t troublesome and someone suffering with it should be passed on to a protected zone at the most punctual chance. Following which all the wet clothing should be removed from the harmed person’s body before putting them inside three climbing beds for warmth, preferably with another person to raise the body temperature.


While you Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro you come in direct contact of SunUV light radiations, which causes genuine sunburn. So while trekking Mt. Kilimanjaro it is recommended to use +30 SPF sunscreen cream. Wearing a wide hat which covers your face and wearing UV protective shades with a sideboard are also recommended.

Foot Problems

Hindered fitting boots or new boots that have not been worn in will hurt feet, achieving misery and disturbing. So it is basic to wear a functional consolidate of footwear. The toenails should be kept short so they don’t rub or catch on your socks. If you develop sore, quickly empty the boot and treat it with zinc oxide tape or an unaffected plaster.

Give yourself the best chance of scaling Mt. Kilimanjaro. Avail the good quality Kilimanjaro Packing List, find the Best Time To Visit Mount Kilimanjaro for the long trek, observe the principles of climb high/sleep low, hydrate generously, heed your guide and ‘pole pole’ your way up the mountain.

For us “Materuni Tours” put our client’s safety first. That’s why more than anything, we want everyone enjoys their Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro trip and come home in good health.

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