Gilman’s Point is one of the notable landmarks on Mount Kilimanjaro, located on the crater rim of the mountain. It is situated at an elevation of approximately 5,681 meters (18,638 feet) above sea level. Gilman’s Point is often reached by climbers taking the popular Marangu and Rongai routes to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro, known as Uhuru Peak.
Reaching Gilman’s Point is a significant achievement for climbers as it marks a significant milestone on their ascent to the summit. From Gilman’s Point, climbers can continue their journey along the crater rim to reach Uhuru Peak, the highest point on Mount Kilimanjaro, standing at 5,895 meters (19,341 feet) above sea level.