Meet the Female Porters of Kilimanjaro: Video

Women weren’t always allowed to be porters on Kilimanjaro. This video dives deep into the life of those porters as they haul grueling loads up the world’s tallest freestanding mountain.

“Ngumu” tells the story of female porters on Kilimanjaro. Olympic Gold Medalist Crista Cullen joins the porters for a trek up the mountain.

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Watch Fernanda Maciel Set the Speed Record on Kilimanjaro
Watch how Fernanda Maciel made history in October 2017 when she ran up and down Kilimanjaro faster than anyone before. Read more…

Nate Mitka

Midwest born, Nate Mitka is based in the GearJunkie Denver office. He is an advocate of all outdoor activities and has developed some habits, like running without headphones, eating raw vegetables, and fixing the chain on his ratty old bike.

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