I discovered this interesting Kilimanjaro link today. It’s an audio podcast of an NPR journalist’s climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2004. It’s good to hear his take on climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro – and finally making it to the top. The ... [read on]
Tracy Benham talks about her first day climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. In less than two days, Tracy flew from Florida to Europe and onward to Tanzania, and started climbing the mountain with little sleep – arriving the night before she ... [read on]
It can happen to anyone. You have prepared for one year to climb Africa’s highest mountain. You are fit, have all the right gear, bought your ticket and flew to East Africa. You are ready to start your climb and ... [read on]
Here is a great song that Chuck and his friends recorded before Chuck’s climb up Kilimanjaro. No – it’s not the Toto Africa song, “I blessed the rains down in Africa,” but rather some lyrics that were made ... [read on]
On Day 1 of our climb hiking up to Machame Camp, the rain started to pour. After an hour of solid rain, we ran into our first big issue on Kilimanjaro. It wasn’t with our group, it was another. There ... [read on]
After five days of hiking, Court Ries is starting to feel the difficulty of the sporadic mountain weather. Listen to Court’s remarks about her perspective on climbing Kilimanjaro. The mountain was starting to beat her down.