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Kilimanjaro Sept 2014

Written By: sean on October 1, 2014 One Comment
Kilimanjaro – Barafu Hut (4600m)

The group have arrived at Barafu Hut.  All still going strong.  This afternoon they will rest as much as they can at altitude, eat and drink plenty in preparation for tonight’s summit push.  They’ll be woken at about 10pm and depart at about midnight.  Think of them climbing through the night and […]

Written By: sean on September 30, 2014 One Comment
Mt Kilimanjaro – Karanga camp (3960m)

Today the group ascended the great Baranco wall (which looks far more challenging than it is) and then descended to the Karanga valley. Dinner and overnight at the spectacular Karanga camp (3960m).

Message from Sean earlier today was that everyone has arrived at Karanga camp and that the group are doing well.

Written By: sean on September 28, 2014 One Comment
Kilimanjaro – group pic

The Kili A Team.

Written By: sean on September 28, 2014 One Comment
Kilimanjaro – Umbwe caves

After an hours drive from the hotel this morning, the group arrived at Umbwe gate (1800m).  After completing a bit of paperwork, the hike started through the primary rain forest

Lunch en route, and then the trail gets noticeably steeper but to compensate, the views are magnificent. The group climbed along a ridge with a deep […]

Written By: sean on September 27, 2014 No Comment
Mt Kilimanjaro – travel day

The expedition had a shaky start, when this week we were notified by the airline that the flights everyone was booked on from Johannesburg to Dar es Salaam were cancelled. This was due to the airlines’ new aircraft not arriving from Heathrow.  We scrambled to get everyone on another airline to make […]

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