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Climb a Mountain

Whether for a personal challenge, or for charity, climbing a mountain is an achievement everybody can be proud of.

Photo by Aaron Benson

The best view comes after the hardest climb


There's an incredible feeling of accomplishment at the top of a mountain. A rush of endorphins from achieving a task that pushes you physically and mentally.

As we look around out of plane windows, car windows, and as we walk through fields, our eyes get drawn to mountains.
They stand proud amongst the rest of the landscape, and walking up them can seem daunting.

Once you choose to climb a mountain, during a challenge of walking up them you'll probably have demons telling you to stop and to quit. If though you push through and complete your climb then the achievement is incredibly rewarding.

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Mount Kilimanjaro G Adventures

Kilimanjaro in Tanzania is the world's highest freestanding mountain and Africa's highest mountain. The iconic summit is snow capped year round which leaves an incredible contrast to the savannah below.

This 15-day adventure has it all. The seven day climb, as well as five days in Serengeti in a remote village with the Maasai. This tour really can be life changing.

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G Adventures are the world's largest independently owned, small-group adventure travel company. Available across all seven continents, our tours embrace local accommodation, cuisine, and transport to put travellers on a first-name basis with the planet's people, cultures, landscapes and wildlife.

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This is an iconic tour and if you can also tie in a trip to Serengeti then you are both completing an incredible challenge, and also seeing some of the most incredible examples of wildlife and nature in the world. They also offer alternative tour packages to suit you.

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Have you thought about raising money for charity for your climb? People have managed to raise millions for worthwhile causes from challenges such as climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

Elevation: 5,895m (19,341 ft)

Seasons: January to March and June to October

Average time to summit: 7-9 days

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