Nyange Adventures

Everything You Need To Know About Mount Meru

Everything You Need to Know About Climbing Kilimanjaro

It is essential that your fully Prepared for you Meru hike, This is Why Nyange Adventure has prepared for you all the Essentails for your Mount Meru Hiking Experience

Mount Meru Climbing Safety

  • Always be open and honest with us. We’re on the same team and have the same goal: to reach the summit and return safely and comfortably.
  • Never pretend to be in good health if you aren’t before or during the climb.
  • Before attempting the mountain, make sure you are in good physical and mental health. Prior to any climb, we recommend that you get a medical checkup.
  • Most people will experience only mild altitude sickness symptoms. Your guide is knowledgeable about the symptoms and treatment of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS), High Altitude Sickness (HAS), High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE), and High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE).
  • If you experience any AMS symptoms, your guide will advise you to descend immediately.

Prior to Climbing Mount Meru

  • Begin your physical preparations (hiking) at least two months in advance. Reduce your efforts in the last two weeks and rest the final days before the climb to allow your body to recover properly. Long walks in different terrain, swimming, and yoga are all recommended.
  • Begin by focusing on deep, deliberate breathing. Try the Pranayama breathing technique or another that is suitable for your lungs.
  • Check our packing list to ensure you have everything you need.
  • You should bring some “comfort” food with you, such as chocolate and energy bars or powdered energy drinks. This might come in handy on summit night.

During  Mount Meru Climb

  • Be optimistic and prepared for any type of weather or surface – rainy, foggy, snowy, dusty, muddy, or loose.
  • Ascend gradually. Don’t push yourself too hard.
  • Take several deep, deliberate breaths.
  • Communicate openly with your guide and always follow his instructions. He is the most experienced person on the mountain and is always available to help you.
  • Loss of appetite is common at high altitudes. Even if you don’t feel like it, eat and drink properly.
  • Mount Meru’s summit is difficult to reach at any time of day or night. The steep ascent and sheer drops in some places, as well as the cold, wind, and loose gravel surface, will necessitate your best efforts. Prepare for this challenge by conserving your mental and physical energy from the start. You will require it!
  • Don’t forget to have fun! Feel connected to the mountain and the spiritual experience it offers.
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