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Very early in the morning (around midnight), we begin our push to the summit. This is the most mentally and physically challenging portion of the trek.
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Last summer, I took on the daunting challenge of climbing the world’s tallest freestanding mountain; Mount Kilimanjaro! Although at the time of signing up I saw it as a fun venture to take part in alongside my uni mates, I was not prepared for what was coming. 1,530 more words
I’m back in Texas now but exactly one full moon ago I stood on top of Africa. As I continued my slow march to the summit I watched the circular white disk of August 2016’s full moon slip behind the frozen blue-brown crags of a declining, yet still powerfully majestic, glacier near Kilimanjaro’s Uhuru Peak. 878 more words
Welcome to the Kili Series! A 3 part series that will tell you everything you need to know to get you up and down Mount Kilimanjaro… 665 more words
There are many reasons why people climb Mount Kilimanjaro. Some people climb it for fun, others do it in support of their favourite charity, some do it to mark a special occasion, and others simply want an adventure where they can push themselves to the max as they conquer one of the world’s Seven Summits… 419 more words