By Donovan | January 21st, 2008 | Comments Off
It seems that every six months, the New York Times writes another story about Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, with a new story angle. Kilimanjaro, in my opinion, has always received great attention in the press as it’s the highest mountain ... [read on]
By Ed | January 8th, 2008 | Comments Off
This is the last photo for this year as Donavan has other plans for the site in 2008. I enjoyed sharing the images. I received some very nice reactions to the photos and ... [read on]
By Ed | December 18th, 2007 | Comments Off
This photo was taken just outside of the Mweka Gate Hut as the officials completed our summit certificates. Our Tusker Land Rover waited a few steps away ready to whisk us down through ... [read on]
By Ed | December 11th, 2007 | Comments Off
Our final stop on the way down was Millennium Camp on the edge of the tree line. I confess that I never took any pictures. We could breathe, our hunger had returned, we ... [read on]
By Ed | November 29th, 2007 | Comments Off
This is Barafu Camp. As you can see by all the tents, it has enough population for its own zip code. Most of the night summit attempts leave from here.
Shira, Lemosho, Machame and ... [read on]
By Ed | November 28th, 2007 | Comments Off
This photograph has always intrigued me because of the primary colors (red, yellow & blue) with the morning moon and the Rebman Glacier peaking along the horizon.
We are half way down the scree ... [read on]
By Ed | November 26th, 2007 | Comments Off
The stroll from the spot of the week 46 photo to the summit sign was maybe 150 yards. My son and I covered that distance, arm & arm, as I fondly recall and ... [read on]
By Ed | November 12th, 2007 | Comments Off
One of the fellows at BootsnAll sent me some photographs taken by a friend.
I have included one of his images this week because it was the shot I couldn’t take. My camera stopped ... [read on]
By Ed | November 5th, 2007 | Comments Off
Pictured here, taken from inside our tent, is our waiter August at Crater Camp announcing that our dinner was ready in the mess tent. Behind him are the beautifully iconic Furtwrangler Glacier and one ... [read on]
By Ed | October 29th, 2007 | Comments Off
Climatic truths are rendering the glaciers atop Mt. Kilimanjaro smaller by the day. This process has been unfolding for hundreds of years, yes, even before “global warming”. Although I think “man” could be a wiser steward ... [read on]