Home » Archive

October 2012

Written By: sean on October 4, 2012 No Comment
Kilimanjaro – Uhuru Peak

Uhuru Peak (5895m) – Eleven of us summited at 8am this morning in icy conditions. Everyone is shattered but in tears and overjoyed to have made it. Lunch back down at Barafu Hut and then descend all the way to Zanzibar to celebrate!

Written By: sean on October 3, 2012 One Comment
Kilimanjaro – to Barafu

This morning the group took a slow trek through the wild alpine desert to Barafu Hut (4600m).  This afternoon they will try to get as much rest as possible before they depart for the summit at midnight tonight.

Message from Sean – We’ve arrived at Barafu.  Everyone is well. Tumi wants a burger!  We’re all […]

Written By: sean on October 2, 2012 2 Comments
Kilimanjaro – pic of the group

Message from Sean  – tasty dinner tonight – veg sauce on rice with pancakes. Pineapple dessert. Everyone in good spirits. Pic of the group taken yesterday…

Written By: sean on October 2, 2012 3 Comments
Kilimanjaro – to Karanga camp

Message from Sean yesterday – we got a fantastic view of the peak today. It had snowed the day before so it was beautifully dusted.

Today the group ascended the great Baranco wall, and then descended over gently sloped hills and valleys to the spectacular Karanga camp (3900m).

Climbing the wall. It's […]

Written By: sean on October 1, 2012 No Comment
Kilimanjaro – to Baranco camp

Message from Sean – everyone doing well after a great sleep. Eggs, oats and pineapple for brekkie. Beaut weather and views of the summit dome.

Today the walk becomes steeper but very scenic, along narrow valley ridges and over rocky sections towards the Moorland zone.  Dinner and overnight at Baranco camp (3950m).

  Copyright ©2009 Sean Wisedale, All rights reserved.| Powered by WordPress| Simple Indy theme by India Fascinates