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An honest and engaging account of one amateur hiker’s journey to spiritual transformation as he climbs to the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro.
After his brother-in-law Chris passed away, author Jeff Belanger made the decision to take the trip of a lifetime, both in honor of Chris and in pursuit of clarity about his own life and goals. The Call of Kilimanjaro is a day-by-day record of Belanger’s ascent to the peak of Africa’s highest mountain. By turns contemplative and irreverent, joyful and thoughtful, boyish and wise, this is a book for all ages – from 10 to 100 – and a memoir for armchair travelers with an interest in spirituality. By example, Belanger teaches us to take stock of our accomplishments, eye the lofty goals we’ve placed in front of ourselves, and push higher than we’ve ever dared, turning an honest eye toward past, present, and future, through the end of life and beyond.
Jeff has many upcoming virtual and in-person multi-media programs on The Call of Kilimanjaro. Click here to see dates, times, and locations.
“My own journey to the summit of Kilimanjaro opened me to a life of adventure, and this book brought me right back to the slopes of that magical mountain. An honest and affirming tale of embracing the unknown and the transformative power of nature. Jeff’s journey is an invitation to all of us to get outside our comfort zone, see the world, and let it change us.”
–Josh Gates, Explorer, Host of Discovery’s Expedition Unknown
Jeff climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro as part of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training program. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of this book will go to LLS to help fight blood cancer.
Press Release: New England Legends Host and Podcaster Shares Message of Hope and Motivation in First Memoir: The Call of Kilimanjaro
March 9, 2021
Imagine / Charlesbridge
Hardcover / Full Color
Jeff shared part of his Mt. Kilimanjaro experience on PBS WORLD Channel’s 100th episode of Stories from the Stage:
CALL OF KILIMANJARO Interviews, News, and Reviews:
June 16, 2021 – Necromonicast: Episode 203 Jeff Belanger “The Call of Kilimanjaro”.
June 9, 2021 – Talk is Jericho with Chris Jericho: Conquering Kilimanjaro – Highest Free-Standing Mountain On Earth.
May 27, 2021 – Jeff Belanger Talks the Call of Kilimanjaro with Phil Paleologos on WBSM.
May 3, 2021 – Paul Samuel Dolman’s What Matters Most podcast #824 – Jeff Belanger.
April 22, 2021 – The Berkshire Eagle – Author, paranormal expert Jeff Belanger goes to new heights with latest book.
April 7, 2021 – POPXP! The Pop Culture Experience: Jeff Belanger – The Call of Kilimanjaro , Ghost Stories, and Beards?!.
April 7, 2021 – Tom Bernard Podcast: Jeff Belanger and Kilimanjaro.
April 7, 2021 – WSKB Community Radio: On The Mark – Jeff Belanger.
April 6, 2021 – The Pike 100 FM’s Mike Hsu Chats with Paranormal Investigator Jeff Belanger About His New Book The Call of Kilimanjaro.
April 5, 2021 – Breaking the Ice Podcast: The Call of Kilimanjaro with Jeff Belanger.
March 31, 2021 – Wicked Local: Author to give virtual discussion on experience of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
March 30, 2021 – Bellingham Bulletin: Author Finds Inspiration in Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
March 28, 2021 – The Paracast: Interview with Jeff Belanger.
March 27, 2021 – Brightside Global Trade Video Interview with Jeff Belanger: The Call of Kilimanjaro.
March 26, 2021 – Woonsocket Call: Belanger details his Mt. Kilimanjaro climb in new book.
March 25, 2021 – Jim Harold: Jeff Belanger Answers The Call of Kilimanjaro.
March 25, 2021 – Darkness Radio: Spirits of Kilimanjaro with Jeff Belanger.
March 23, 2021 – The Black Cat Lounge – Jeff Belanger.
March 22, 2021 – Coast to Coast AM’s George Noory interviews Jeff about climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro.
March 22, 2021 – The Newtown Bee: Belanger’s Latest Release Takes Readers To The Peak Of Africa’s Highest Mountain.
March 19, 2021 – Finding Hope at 18,000 Feet: The Millions Interviews Jeff Belanger.
March 16, 2021 – The Dadpocalypse Now Show – Episode 9 with Jeff Belanger.
March 13, 2021 – Good Girl Gone Redneck Blog Review: The Call of Kilimanjaro.
March 10, 2021 – MyFM 101.3’s Ray Auger in Milford, Massachusetts, live interview with Jeff Belanger.
Upcoming Live CALL OF KILIMANJARO Events with Jeff Belanger: