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Written By: sean on March 28, 2016 No Comment
Kilimanjaro – summit!

We reached the summit at 7.45 – Uhuru Peak (5895m).  Great weather. Great Tanzanian crew and fantastic team.

Written By: sean on March 23, 2016 No Comment
Kilimanjaro – Karanga

Message from Sean yesterday is that they have reached Karanga camp.  Everyone is well and the weather is great.

This morning after breakfast, the climbers will take a slow trek to Barafu hut (4600m) through the wild alpine desert (approx 3 to 4 hrs). This afternoon and evening they will rest, try to sleep and eat […]

Written By: sean on March 21, 2016 No Comment
Kilimanjaro – Baranco camp

Today the climbers started the ascent to Baranco camp. 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).

Written By: sean on March 20, 2016 No Comment
Kilimanjaro – Umbwe caves

The group caught the red eye on Friday night from Joburg to Nairobi and landed at Kili airport at 9am on Saturday. Yesterday was spent relaxing at the hotel pool and taking in the sights of Mount Kilimanjaro in the distance.

After breakfast at the hotel this morning, the crew drove to Umbwe gate (1800m). The […]

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