Kilimanjaro is considered a “walk-up” mountain because trekkers don’t need equipment like ropes, harnesses or ice axes. But it’s no less treacherous due to the risk of high-altitude sickness, which can be fatal.
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Robert Dortch’s pilgrimage to Mount Kilimanjaro
Richmonder Robert Dortch Jr. is a man of faith. So he was pleased to learn that his guide up Mount Kilimanjaro was named Emmanuel. In the Bible, Emmanuel means “God with us.”