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Pictures from all over Kilimanjaro – hiking up the routes, various views of the mountain, its surrounding, and the climbers.

Picture of the week 39

By Ed | September 24th, 2007 | Comments Off


Kilimanjaro is not known for summit plumes but there it was nonetheless.

Unlike the Himalayan giants, this was not warm monsoon air condensing to ice crystals. Kili was sucking the clouds up the Western Breach from behind us ... [read on]

Picture of the week 38

By Ed | September 17th, 2007 | Comments Off


These are the final steps at the top of the Western Breach Route. I’d never climbed anything like the Breach, at that altitude, (16,000-ft to 18,800-ft) in my life. My flatlander perspective saw the task as daunting, ... [read on]

Picture of the week 37

By Ed | September 10th, 2007 | Comments Off


Our first real break on the Breach route was at 17,300-feet.

Mt. Meru can be seen off in the distance. Lava Tower camp is the beige patch in the lower right with the Shira Plateau beyond, an outstanding view ... [read on]

Picture of the week 36

By Ed | September 4th, 2007 | Comments Off


As we inched up the Western Breach Route, I invested most of my limited cognitive and physical resources, rest stepping and breathing. While we were still in the shade provided by our early start, I happened to ... [read on]

Picture of the week 35

By Ed | August 27th, 2007 | Comments Off


Dawn, at Arrow Glacier Camp, the morning we would finally attempt our assent of the Western Breach. It was very cold, but the early departure would minimize our exposure to rock fall.

The shadow of Mt. Kilimanjaro is draped ... [read on]

Picture of the week 34

By Ed | August 21st, 2007 | Comments Off


For the acclimation run up the Western Breach, Steven our head guide produced some very cool Sherpa glasses to combat the increasing UV levels at 17,000 feet. My son on the other hand wore dime store aviator ... [read on]

Picture of the week 33

By Ed | August 13th, 2007 | 1 Comment »


This image still invokes awesome emotions three years after it was captured.

Upon our arrival at Arrow Glacier Camp, our head guide and my son & I continued part way up the Western Breach Route as part of ... [read on]

Picture of the week 32

By Ed | August 6th, 2007 | Comments Off


This is a second image of Arrow Glacier Camp as cloud came in and hid the upper sections of the Western Breach. As I study the photo now I count 16 tents, 3 dinning tents, 4 black ... [read on]

Picture of the week 31

By Ed | August 1st, 2007 | Comments Off


This is Arrow Glacier Camp and the Western Breach with our yellow Eureka Scorpion Tent sitting ready and waiting. The line up the Breach is directly above the orange tent although it did zigzag to the left ... [read on]

Picture of the week 30

By Ed | August 1st, 2007 | Comments Off


This picture was taken as I stood in oxygen starved amazement at an altitude of 16,000 feet. This is one of my favorite photographs because not only is it a spectacular image of our hard working porters ... [read on]

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