David Sharp’s death on Mount Everest caused a scene and aroused public outrage amid controversy surrounding how he was handled on the mountain by fellow climbers and sherpas alike. Only a mountain like Everest could give rise to a tale as vile as this one. The never-ending debates that followed are the ideal illustration of

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The name Mount Everest which is associated with the highest peak in the world is named after Sir George Everest, a Welsh surveyor and geographer who served as the Surveyor General of India from 1830 to 1843. The mountain was originally called Peak XV by the British surveyors who first spotted it in 1856, but

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An arsenal is where you store your most important equipment and gear, and in this case, a backpack on Kilimanjaro comes in handy during your day-to-day hikes and acts as your treasured storage as you aim for the top, the summit, Uhuru Peak. Let’s define a hiking backpack before learning why you should bring one

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We have a list of the items you should carry in your daypack as you climb Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, Mount Meru, Ol Doinyo Lengai or even the Ruwenzori mountains. Inside your backpack, you should consider having the items that you will only need for the day, in your day-to-day trekking activities and they should

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Learn how to pack things in your duffel bag and daypack or backpack for your Kilimanjaro trek, Mount Kenya trek, Mount Meru trek, Ruwenzori climb, or Ol Doinyo Lengai hike in this article. Everything you won’t need when doing the day-to-day actual trekking is kept in your duffle bag, as everything you will need like

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