How fit do I need to be for Kilimanjaro?
Add high altitude to the mix
Take your physical prep seriously
How do I train for Kilimanjaro?
Lunges Side lunges Squats Toe ups Wall sitting*
Stair running High-knee, on-the-spot running Box jumps Jumping jacks Burpees Jumping squats
We recommend doing cardio training at least three times a week.
long duration steep inclines uneven footpaths and scree very cold conditions high altitude
A Kilimanjaro climb is all about endurance, so ensure your cardio training reflects this.
Hiking at altitude
Wear your daypack
Wear your boots and socks
Wear your Kilimanjaro clothes
Try to mirror the conditions of a Kilimanjaro climb as much as possible during your training hikes.