Marangu

Marangu route highlights and descriptions

  • Nicknamed the “Coca-Cola” route due to the older days when Coke used to be bought along the way in tea huts
  • Often selected by unprepared, inexperienced climbers because of its reputation for being the “easiest” route, attributing to the lower success rate
  • The shortest and cheapest route, but less time to acclimatize, therefore lower success rate
  • Dormitory style accommodation in huts
  • Less scenic due to ascent and descent on same route

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