Various websites provide you with information about altitude sickness. We, too, have reported about this topic. A personal progress report is, however, rarely found. Timo experienced symptoms of altitude sickness and therefore had to abort his ascent only a few meters below the peak of Kilimanjaro. In this article he describes how he felt in the beginning of, during, and after the trip.
Worth knowing about altitude sickness
Altitude sickness is one of the most common causes for hikers not to make it to the summit of Kilimanjaro. Therefore, here you find all relevant facts on causes and the development of altitude sickness as well as possibilities to prevent altitude sickness. Moreover, we provide you with our personal experience with altitude sickness on Kilimanjaro.