Many thanks to the Kilimanjaro September group for the use of their pics.
Kilimanjaro Dec 2011
‘We have all reached Barafu. There is heavy sleet, strong wind and it’s very fresh. We’re excited about the summit push tonight’.
This morning the group will take a slow plod through the wild alpine desert to the high camp – Barafu. They will be feeling the effects of altitude so will [...]
Message from Sean last night was that they were all settled in at Umbwe campsite. One of the climbers – John Wouters’ gear bag hadn’t arrived from his long haul flight so John’s had to borrow gear - they’re all mixing and matching and doing well. It poured down yesterday nearly drowning them - the route [...]
Sean and a group of ten climbers departed from O R Tambo international airport for Kilimanjaro at midnight on Friday night. After flying through the night, with a 3 hour stop over in Dar es Salaam, the group landed at Kili airport at 9am. Yesterday was spent recovering and relaxing at the hotel [...]