Butiama Bed & Breakfast

Butiama Bed & Breakfast

Saturday, 26 May 2012

Getting ready for June's Kilimanjaro charity climb for Nyegina Secondary School

A lot of preparation goes into planning climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. For the individual climber pre-climb activity includes regular exercising to prepare for the rigour of hiking up Africa's highest mountain and the World's highest free standing mountain.

One important activity is to use the hiking boots one will wear during the climb prior to the climb. These pair of boots have taken me up to the peak of Mt. Kilimanjaro a few times, but remain in storage in between climbs.

This time, for the first time, I have worn them around to soften the leather for my next climb, the June 3 to 9 climb in aid of Nyegina Secondary School's library and teachers' documentation center.

They probably need some cleaning up also.
Amazon offers several selections of hiking boots for women including this pair:

Berghaus Women's Explorer Trek Hiking Boot

And a selection for men from the same manufacturer:

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