Nairobi, Kenya (PressExposure) October 06, 2009 -- Kenya and Tanzania are two african countries with great adventures and tourist attractions. This is due to the fact that the highest mountain in Africa, mount Kilimanjaro, at an altitude of 5995 meters above the sea level and the second highest point in africa, Mount kenya at an altitude of 5198 meters above the sea level are found in Tanzania and Kenya respectively.
There are different routes to mounts Kenya and Kilimanjaro, depending on a climber's interest and the number of days for the trek. But before you depart for mountain climbing, make sure you have the following:-
MOUNTAIN CLOTHING: - Warm windproof Jacket with hood - Waterproof Jacket and trousers - Walking trousers, shirts and pullover - Warm underwear - Walking socks (thick) - Good comfortable walking shoes (water proof) - Gaiters - Gloves - Sun hat + glasses - Balaclava - Scarf
EQUIPMENT: - Good warm sleeping bag - 1 or 2 water bottle - Water purification tablets/ solution/ filters - Wash kit and towel - Toilet paper - Torch (sport light) - First Aid Kit: including blisters, headache tablets, sun cream, lip salve, personal medication. - Walking pole (s) - Rescue blankets - Emergency whistle