6 tips for happy feet on Kilimanjaro
Don't let uncomfortable, blistered or cold feet ruin your Kilimanjaro adventure! Here are our six expert tips for happy feet on Kilimanjaro!
1. Clean your boots on the trek
You’ll be tired and perhaps inclined to kick them off and forget about them. Not everyone will be looking after their boots properly, so you won’t necessarily receive encouragement in your diligence! It’s a fairly meaty process to find the right pair of hiking boots. So take good care of the ones you have and save yourself the trouble and expense of having to replace them too soon.
2. Bring sneakers to wear at camp
3. Swiftly address any hint of a blister
tight spots in your boots wrinkles in socks excessive moisture
4. Keep a fresh pair of socks just for summit day
5. Wear gaiters
helping to keep your calves and feet dry preventing gravel and stones getting into your shoes (super annoying!) protecting you from ticks, snakebites and other nasties
6. Keep your boots with you when you travel