Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak, consists of three volcanic cones: Kibo, Mawenzi
Located in Tanzania, Mount Kilimanjaro is a dormant volcano with three volcanic cones, Kibo, Mawenzi
However, on arrival at Mawenzi
Tarn camp (4 300 m) at the end of the hot 4th day, Mr X complains of a headache, dizziness and nausea.
It consists of three volcanic cones; Kibo, Mawenzi
and Shira, and is the closest snow-mountain to the equator.
and Shira are extinct, |Kibo is dormant, although the last major eruption was 150,000 to 200,000 years ago.
The 13-day trek from April 9 to 21 will cover the mountain's three dormant volcanic cones -- Kibo, Mawenzi
and Shira -- using the "Lemosho" route, which is considered to be one of the most scenic routes up the mountain.
"A dormant volcanic mountain, Kilimanjaro comprises of three volcanic cones - Kibo, Mawenzi
and Shira - and is the highest mountain in Tanzania.
And though I say free-standing, as opposed to a mountain range, Kilimanjaro comprises three distinct volcanic cones--Kibo at 19,341 feet, Mawenzi
which stands 16,893 feet, and Shira rising 13,000 feet above the African savannah.
* The mountain is composed of three volcanoes: Kibo (19,340 feet), Mawenzi
(16,896 feet), and Shira (13,000 feet).
Clem joked: "He was immaculate, everybody else looked like a bag of spanners!" The day before pushing for the summit, they scaled Mawenzi
Tarn, one of the volcano's three cones, reaching around 17,000ft, in a bid to acclimatise.
She will then trek up the mountain walking through moorland towards the jagged Mawenzi
Peak, one of Kilimanjaro's three volcanic cones.