Latest Kilimanjaro Stories

2008-12-02 09:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Kilimanjaro Education Foundation (KEF) announces Michael Lewittes will be attempting to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and raise funds for the organization's educational charitable causes. Lewittes, who is no stranger to Africa, will begin his seven-day trek up the Machame route on December 23. He will be led by one of Tanzania's most experienced mountaineering guides, Jonas Loiruk Eliau, and his team of porters from KIWISA (www.kiwisa.com). To view the Multimedia...

2006-01-05 08:46:16

MT. KILIMANJARO, Tanzania (Reuters) - Three American tourists were killed when rocks tumbled down Mount Kilimanjaro and smashed into climbers preparing to scale the peak of Africa's highest mountain, officials said on Thursday. Five others, three Americans and two Tanzanians, were injured in the rock slide close to Arrow Glacier base camp on Wednesday, said James Wakibara, chief warden at Mount Kilimanjaro Park. The camp, at an altitude of some 4,700 meters (15,500 ft), lies on one...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
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