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Conquering Kilimanjaro 7: Mount Kilimanjaro’s highest point

This is the final part of our series on climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. Having conquered the summit at significant cost, the team is now well placed...

Conquering Kilimanjaro Feature 6: The final ascent

The final ascent to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro, is often the hardest part of the climb. Climbers must gain about a kilometer in altitude,...

Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro Feature 3: Maneuvering to the top

For decades, Mount Kilimanjaro has been a key part of Tanzania's vast tourist attractions. As CCTV's Ramah Nyang reports however, to Tanzanians themselves, the mountain...

Conquering Kilimanjaro Feature 5: Uhuru peak in sight

The team is now just about 2 kilometers below their target, the Uhuru Peak, which is just under 6 kilometers above sea level. Exhaustion,...

Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro Feature 4: The infamous Western Breach

The team is approaching the most dangerous part of the climb, a steep ascent on gravel, snow, and ice, up the infamous Western Breach....

Conquering Mount Kilimanjaro Feature 2: Finally on the trail to the...

After some mishaps even before the climb started, the team has now run into yet another challenge - virtually non-stop rain. The team is still...

Conquering Kilimanjaro Feature 1: The Beginning

For decades, the highest free-standing mountain on the continent has drawn tens of thousands of climbers, all pushing themselves to get to the top...

Mount Kilimanjaro, an icon of Africa

In this series, CCTV Africa will attempt to take you to the top of this beautiful and dangerous mountain. And look at what makes...

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