Day 12 falls on January 8, 2014 Mweka Gate: 5,500-ft/1,676-m • 4-5 hours Moshi: 3,000-ft/914-m • 30 minute drive Last day on the mountain…and just a few hours more until […]
Day 11 will fall on January 7, 2014Mweka10,400-ft/3,170-m • 8-9 hours Ah, it’s all downhill from here, right? Fatigue, scree (loose rock debris) and the steep incline can still carry […]
January 5, 2014: Barafu 14,950-ft/4,556-m 3-4 hours This will be our last day of climbing before tomorrow’s ascent to the highest peak of Kilimanjaro known as Kibo. I’m sure there […]
Day 8 falls on January 4, 2014 Karanga 13,200-ft/4,023-m: Acclimatization Day Today will be spent in Karanga Valley, overnighting at the same camp to give our bodies more time to […]
Thanks to my training partners and supporters back home.
Day One falls on December 28, 2013 I will spend the first day of my planned Kilimanjaro excursion with Tusker Trails in the town of Moshi. It is approximately 35 […]
As my departure date draws near – barely over two months now – it seems that the days pass more quickly. This is a difficult challenge just as I’m stepping […]