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Kilimanjaro Shira and Lemosho

1st July 2012 | 1 comment.

Henry Stedman discusses the two routes that cross the centre of the Shira Plateau The Shira Plateau and Lemosho routes (6-8 days each) run from west to east across the centre of the Shira Plateau towards the Kibo summit. The Shira Plateau route is the original plateau trail though it is seldom used these days; much of it is now …

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Kilimanjaro Marangu Route

23rd March 2012 | 0 comments

The Marangu is the traditional route up Kili, and has its own advantages and disadvantages… The Marangu Route is the oldest trail and has always been a very popular route. It is also the only ascent trail where camping is not necessary – indeed not allowed – with trekkers sleeping in dormitory huts along the way (which makes it the …