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Mt Rwenzori Expedition tour

June 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am - June 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

 

 Mt Rwenzori is a Mountain range of eastern equatorial Africa, located on the border between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo eastern equatorial Africa.

The Mountains are known for their vegetation ranging from tropical rainforest through alpine meadows to snow. The range supports its own species and varieties of giant groundsel and giant lobelia and and even has a 6 metres (20 ft) tall heather  covered in Moss that lives on one of its peaks. Most of the range is now a World Heritage Site and is covered jointly by the Rwenzori Mountains National Park in south-western Uganda and the Virunga National Park in the eastern DRC.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • -back pack or defuel bag for personal gear
    -Daypack
    -A sleeping bag at least 10 degrees
    -gaiters for fast and last day
    – A good pair of comfortable walking boots which are reasonably stiff
    -Other shoes which have plenty of ankle support. [Sneakers at the campsite]
    -Hard shell jacket with hood breathable with front zip
    -Insulated down jacket with hood medium to heavy weight
    -Synthetic soft shell jacket
    -Synthetic pants if can be removed while wearing shoes the better
    -Hard shell pants-water proof
    -Soft shell pants
    -Trekking pants 2 pairs
    -Warm woolen socks 3 pairs
    -Liner socks- they caution against blisters
    -A spare set of warm clothes e.g. warm jumper, warm jacket- waterproof
    -Shirts nylon material if available
    -2 Water bottles
    -Head lamp with spare batteries
    -Balaclava
    -Warm wool hat light and should cover ears
    -light weight synthetic gloves water proof 2 pairs
    -Hard shell mitts 1 pair should fit inside gloves
    -Items necessary to protect you from the sun. [Sun glasses], 100% uva
    – Hat or cap synthetic dries quickly
    -Bandana shades your neck
    -Sun scream 2 tubes SPF 30 or above, not more than 6 months older may loose its SPF rating
    -lip screen SPF 30 or above
    -Hiking poles
    -Sports drink mix-powdered electrolyte drink mix 1-2 servings per day for number of days in mountain
    -In sole
    -Trash bags
    -Trail snacks with carbohydrates for energy especially the summit.
    -Toiletry bag for keeping-wet wipes, tooth brush, hand sanitary
    -Personal first aid kit with small bandages, pain killers
    – face towel
    -Camera
    Note book
    -Games
  • Available for Hire:
    -crumpons
    -Gum boots
    -Climbing rope 60m dynamic type ( group hiring )
    -Helmet
    -Sitting harness
    -Ice axe

For Itinerary and bookings contact us on +254720495797/+254736828142,

Details

Start:
June 13, 2020 @ 8:00 am
End:
June 23, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Organizer

Shiwan Adventures
Phone:
+254720495797/+736828142
Website:
www.shiwanadventures.co.ke

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Venue

Mt Rwenzori
Uganda + Google Map