They reached the summit at 7.15 this morning (6.15am SA time). It was a long night and the team is exhausted but exhilarated. A big congrats to the Viljoen family.
Kilimanjaro March 2013
They have all reached Barafu camp (4600m). This afternoon the group will rest and try to sleep as much as possible before being woken for dinner at 10pm. They depart at about midnight for the summit. Holding thumbs for good weather.
Message from Sean received this morning – Stef Viljoen who is 10 years old is on her way to Barafu and […]
Lyrical message received from Sean last night! ‘We’re all good here. It’s fresh, we are stinky. It’s cold, we are warm. We are hungy, eating like Lords. We are missing our families buts we’ve become one’.
Yesterday the walk got steeper but very scenic, along narrow valley ridges and over rocky sections towards the Moorland zone. Dinner last […]
After flying through the night from Joburg, the group of 12 climbers (including a 10 year old girl) would have landed at Kilimanajro airport this morning and will now all be resting at the Protea Aishi hotel in Moshi. 3 more climbers will join the group today at the hotel. No news yet but hopefully all has gone well with […]