How to Wear on Mount Kilimanjaro Summit

By ~ Lindo Travel

How to Wear on Mount Kilimanjaro Summit

For you to be comfortable climbing on Kilimanjaro summit night, you can consider wearing 4 layers on top and 3 layers on the bottom, depending on weather, and advisable to be clean and dressed properly. The temperature at summit day may drop below -15°C depending on the climbing Month.  
Using a wide mouth water bottle for easy drinking of water, on a summit night walk and pack it upside down as usual water froze starting from the top of the bottle. Once you pack upside down and if frozen on top still you will turn and access regular water.

If you’re using camelback on Kilimanjaro summit night, you can keep wrapping it at the shirt and tuck hand warmers. Choose the ones which have pipe cover to keep insulation and protect from freezing.
Windproof is essential and the point you’re crossing is a saddle as well on the crater rim where you may have strong winds. 
Be sure to pack the following items;

  1. Leather or thermal boots
  2. Gore-Tex, Microtel, or K-Tech Trilaminate jacket
  3. Gore-Tex, Microtel, or K-tech pants
  4. Fleece jacket
  5. Fleece pants
  6. Gore-Tex mittens or gloves
  7. Headtorch
  8. Thermal flask
  9. Fleece gloves (use as inner for Gore-Tex glove)
  10. Thermal glove liners (use as inner for Gore-Tex gloves)
  11. Gaiters
  12. Fleece Balaclava
  13. Thermal balaclava
  14. Thermal top
  15. Thermal long johns
  16. Thermal socks
  17. Sunglasses with UV protection
  18. Day pack

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