• May 22, 2024

A GUIDE TO CLIMBING MOUNT RINJANI

Rising from the lowlands, Mount Rinjani is located on the Indonesian island of Lombok. Climbing to the top, at 3726 meters (12,224 ft), will test your limitations. However, the reward for reaching the summit is the sight of far-off volcanoes covered in clouds and Segara Anak, a vivid turquoise lake located within the crater rim.…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Mount Kilimanjaro Climbing

When I approached the 18,200-foot peak of Kala Patthar, which is close to Everest, as a graduate student in really decent health, I thought, Kilimanjaro is 1,000 feet higher than here. After then, I was unable to imagine finishing it. That’s why, over the decades, Kili has come to represent the ultimate bragging-rights climb for…

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