This highly interactive app will take you on a journey up Africa’s highest mountain as you immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of each stage of this epic climb. Follow in the footsteps of videographer Jurg Slabbert as he tackles the Marangu Route (also called the Coca-Cola Route), and then heed the advice of other hikers who share their experiences. Using two easy-to-navigate dials, explore video, maps, picture galleries and rotating 360° views that will make you feel as if you’ve just summited the mountain yourself, whilst imparting invaluable information on everything you need to know if you are planning a trip up Kili.
Among the special features are:
•Stunning photo galleries, including time lapses featuring the sights and sounds of Kilimanjaro;
•A video diary and written account taking you through each stage of the climb from preparation through to rainforest, open slopes and summit night;
•A rotating 360° view of the gear you will need for each stage of the climb, along with a comprehensive pack list;
•A Kilimanjaro map showing all the routes with advice on which one to pick;
•FAQs about all aspects of preparing for the trip;
•Essential health advice including the topic of altitude sickness;
•A fly-through map and altitude profile for the popular Marangu Route;
•A 360° view from the summit;
•Stories and tips in the form of video and written narratives of other hikers who have tackled this popular life challenge;
•And the opportunity to share your own stories through Facebook and Twitter.