What is the height of Kilimanjaro?
Altitudes of Kilimanjaro's three cones
Kibo is the highest cone and the one you summit on a Kili climb, and thus reaches to 5,895 m (19,431 ft) above sea level Mawenzi is the second highest cone at 5,149 m (16,893 ft) Shira is the lowest cone at 4,005 m (13,140 ft)
Debate over the exact height of Uhuru Peak
The world’s tallest free-standing mountain
It's hard to comprehend the enormity of Kilimanjaro, and it's only when actually climbing it that you fully appreciate its immense scale.
Kili is #4 of the Seven Summits
Prominence of Kilimanjaro
Altitude gain on a Kilimanjaro climb
Trailhead elevations of the seven Kilimanjaro routes
Northern Circuit: 2,100 m (6,890 ft) at Lemosho Gate Lemosho route: 2,100 m (6,890 ft) at Lemosho Gate Shira route: 3,414 m (11,200 ft) at Morum Barrier Machame route: 1,640 m (5,380 ft) at Machame Gate Marangu route: 1,843 m (6,047 ft) at Marangu Gate Rongai route: 1,950 m (6,398 ft) at Rongai Gate Umbwe route: 1,800 m (5,906 ft) at Umbwe Gate
Altitude gains of the seven Kilimanjaro routes
Northern Circuit: 3,795 m (12,541 ft) Lemosho route: 3,795 m (12,541 ft) Shira route: 2,481 m (8,231 ft) Machame route: 4,255 m (14,051 ft) Marangu route: 4,052 m (13,384 ft) Rongai route: 3,945 m (13,033 ft) Umbwe route: 4,095 m (13,435 ft)
A note on elevation vs ascent
Kilimanjaro vs EBC elevation gain