11 Feb


By Jerry Tanzania Tours

It’s always discussed by climber after Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, How Is the Cold on Getting up To Mountain? Primarily, Kilimanjaro is about 19,341 ft. tall. So of course, it is too cold. That’s why there are glaciers and snow at the top. The temperatures would be below 0° when you twitch your Kilimanjaro Climb. This write-up may help you out to How To Stay Warm During Climbing Kilimanjaro?


The most vital factor in remaining warm is to arrange. When the operator sends you the guidebook, read it, every word. Then gather your stuff accordingly. Carry entirety on it and then some.

Get yourself some worthy base layers for Kilimanjaro Gear List, the four layers typically consist of:

  • base layer
  • soft jacket
  • waterproof jacket
  • Down jacket

For the bottom, the three layers of:

  • long underwear
  • hiking pants
  • Waterproof pants

In some unusual cases, you might need a fourth layer that is fleece pants.

  • Take a couple of pairs, one pair to sleep in and one for summit night. Speaking of sleeping. Operators provide sleeping bags. However, you would still be cold in these so bring some really thick socks (2 pairs) just for sleeping in.

You can also carry hand warmers like the ones visualized to the right and put them in your socks.


Once Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, dress in layers. That way you can add or shed layers as the weather and temperature order.

The attire, equipment, and other things you should either be wearing or have with you during the summit.

  1. Knit Hat, for warmth
  2. Balaclava or Buff (recommended)
  3. Headlamp
  4. Gloves, light, or
  5. Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended)
  6. 1/2 Long Sleeve Shirts
  7. Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell
  8. Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood
  9. Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down
  10. Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric
  11. Long Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric
  12. Hiking Pants
  13. Waterproof Pants, breathable (side zipper recommended)
  14. Fleece Pants
  15. Woolen or synthetic socks (2 pairs)
  16. Hiking Boots or Shoes, warm, waterproof
  17. Gaiters, waterproof (optional)
  18. Brimmed Hat, for sun protection
  19. Sunglasses or Goggles
  20. Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz.)
  21. Water Bladder (Camelbak type, 3 liters)
  22. Sunscreen
  23. Snacks (optional)
  24. Extra batteries for headlamp
  25. Electrolytes, powder, or tablets (optional)
  26. Daypack
  27. Trekking poles (optional)

On summit night, you will wear more layers than you have done other parts of the climb of Mount Kilimanjaro. Also, Kilimanjaro Guides will talk over what you should wear and what to pack according to expected weather conditions. Better to be research about Best Time To Climb Kilimanjaro, you will experience the best. Don’t be afraid to ask any questions at this conference if there is anything. That will unclear and for further details like Climb Kilimanjaro Guide contact us @ Jerry Tanzania Tours.

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