Book Description: "Kilimanjaro is a snow covered mountain 19,710 feet high, and is said to be the highest mountain in Africa. Its western summit is called the Masai ‘Ngà’je Ngài’, the House of God. Close to the western summit there is the dried and frozen carcass of a leopard. No one has explained what the leopard was seeking at that altitude."--Ernest Hemingway in the preamble to The Snows of Kilimanjaro The best and easiest way to see and experience this exciting place is to do it with this guide! Kilimanjaro A Trekking Guide contains a comprehensive trail guide, including 35 maps, that will make the experience of mountain climbing possible for even the most novice climbers. The guide includes tips on trip planning, where to eat/sleep, city guides, and it also includes a section on background information (flora and fauna, geology, history, and the culture of the Chagga people who live there).