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Stories: Kilimanjaro

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Kilimanjaro New Year’s Climb Begins!

Well, the team has all arrived in Arusha and we are ready to go. We are a group of 6 for this holiday climb, and are excited to once again…
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Camp II, Barranco, on Kilimanjaro

The team made it to Barranco Camp at 13,100 ft to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Tanzania. Sounds like everyone was a little tired, so not a huge night, but…
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WHOLE Team Summits Kilimanjaro!

Just heard from Adrian that all seven climbers reached the summit of Kilimanjaro via the ‘Western Breach Wall’, the most technical ascent of the peak. They had the route to…
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Team Summits Kilimanjaro and is back at 10,000′

The team is safely back at 10,000 ft resting for the night. It was a long day that was heightened by the severe rainstorms on the way down. They are…
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Kili Climb Wrap-Up

What better place to write about climbing Kilimanjaro than sitting in the Ngorongoro Serena Lodge staring out at the crater and the countless animals roaming inside. After seeing 19 lions,…
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Kilimanjaro Approaches

I have spent the last four New Year’s Eves on the flanks of Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, and this year will be no exception. But there is a bit of…
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All Summit Kili in Perfect Weather!

A snowstorm swept over the mountain leaving a pristine blanket of white as low as 12,500′. With impeccable timing, the storm broke at 8pm on the 3rd and by this…
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Kilimanjaro Climb and Safari, 2010

What better way to start 2010 than by climbing Africa’s tallest mountain, and then going game viewing in the eighth wonder of the world, the Ngorongoro Crater. I am writing…
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Kilimanjaro Climb Has Begun!

Yesterday, the team climbed from the gate of the Rongai Route at 6000′ to the First Cave Camp at 9000′ and will continue hiking today for about eight hours to…
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