THE WESTERN BREACH/ARROW GLACIER
Following a rockfall some years ago on the Western Breach in which a number of climbers were killed, the Kilimanjaro National Park closed the Western Breach route. It has now been reopened, but subject to strict pre-conditions laid down by the park. It is the steepest but shortest of all the non technical final ascents of Kibo, and should not be lightly undertaken. It can be approached from Machame, Umbwe or Shira/Lemosho. Any ascent of the Breach will involve a descent to Mweka. For further information about this route, please contact us.