Gear Guide: Hiking to the Top of Mount Kilimanjaro
Ready to take on one of Africa's most formidable summits? This Mount Kilimanjaro gear guide will prepare you from head to toe. Take a look.

In this issue, we follow Erik Trinidad on his way up Mount Kilimanjaro—the "Roof of Africa" in Tanzania. It's a trek where weather and environments change daily, from rainy tropical rainforest to dry high desert. Want to experience it for yourself? From head to toe, here's some gear that you should bring.


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Lowa Renegade Mid GTX® Boot

Rocky 13″ GORE-TEX Sock

gear guide hiking mount kilimanjaro base and mid layers

Marmot Afterburner Vest

Duofold by Champion Varitherm Performance 2-Layer Men’s Thermal Pants 

Duofold by Champion Thermals Mid-Weight Men’s Base-Layer Underwear 
gear guide hiking mount kilimanjaro outer layersPatagonia Leashless Jacket

Outdoor Research Arete Glove™

Patagonia Leashless Pants

Outdoor Research Rando Cap

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Eagle Creek Deviate Travel Pack 60L W

Black Diamond Trail Pro Shock Trekking Poles

Katadyn MyBottle Purifier Blue Splash