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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 29

By Ed | July 16th, 2007 | Comments Off


Looking back at Lava Tower during our ascent to Arrow Glacier Camp the Shira Plateau can be seen off in the distance over 20 miles away and Lava Tower Camp is the light beige patch to the ... [read on]

Picture of the week 28

By Ed | July 9th, 2007 | Comments Off


The serpentine line etched in the topography describes the way to Arrow Glacier Camp from Lava Tower. It looks to be a simple 2 hour uphill jaunt but the 1000 foot gain in altitude places you at ... [read on]

Picture of the week 27

By Ed | July 2nd, 2007 | Comments Off


Last week I spoke of the “frigid shade” at Lava Tower. It was that crisp morning we awoke to find our water bottles frozen as we dug into the deepest corners of our trusty packs to find the ... [read on]

Picture of the week 26

By Ed | June 25th, 2007 | Comments Off


Lava Tower Camp remains blanked in a frigid shade provided by the

immenseness of Kilimanjaro until late morning. Only then do the suns rays begin

to delicately paint the tips of the surrounding landscape with equatorial warmth

as a new ... [read on]

Picture of the week 25

By Ed | June 19th, 2007 | 1 Comment »


Nestled behind an exposed rib of stone that separates the tents from the loos at Lava Tower, you can see the black public outhouses that my research told me to avoid if at all possible.

I heeded the ... [read on]

Picture of the week 24

By Ed | June 11th, 2007 | Comments Off


These multicolored cocoons housed the South African Team and my son and I from Wisconsin at Lava Tower. The bright yellow ones were ours of course but after meeting many different people from around the world, only ... [read on]

Picture of the week 23

By Ed | June 4th, 2007 | Comments Off


This is the top of Lava Tower. We climbed it as practice for the, now closed, Western Breach.

Trekkers using the Lemosho route still stop at Lava Tower Camp to assist acclimatization and the heartier souls no doubt ... [read on]

Picture of the week 22

By Ed | May 30th, 2007 | Comments Off


Normally the views of Lava Tower Camp are taken from ground level with tents in the foreground and giant mastiff in the background but having scrambled up to the top and talking myself into edging this close ... [read on]

Picture of the week 21

By Ed | May 21st, 2007 | Comments Off


This is yours truly negotiating one of the pitches as we scaled Lava Tower. We did ok in a flatlander sort of way and it was excellent practice for the Western Breach. I have no doubt our ... [read on]

Picture of the week 20

By Ed | May 14th, 2007 | Comments Off


Lava Tower Camp is 14,950-ft above sea-level which makes it higher that anything in the continuous 48 states. It was a trill to see the clouds running past the camp below our line of sight and after ... [read on]

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