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The Kilimanjaro Glacier Controversy

By Peter Baxter | July 7th, 2008 | 2 Comments »

Kilimanjaro Twilight

Kilimanjaro’s glaciers have tended to be seen in scientific circles as the canary in the coal mine in the study of current climate change, with sides drawn and debates heated ... [read on]
 

Why book your Kilimanjaro climb with BootsnAll World Adventures?

By Roger | January 16th, 2008 | Comments Off

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Picture of the week 42

By Ed | October 15th, 2007 | Comments Off

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This view of the Reusch Crater is hidden from Kilimanjaro summiteers by gigantic cinder cones. The only way to see this is to include an over-night stay at Crater Camp, walk up the cinder cones and look ... [read on]
 

Picture of the week 41

By Ed | October 8th, 2007 | Comments Off

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While exploring the surroundings on the crater floor the clouds were rolling past, at our level, like gigantic puffs of cotton. I’d never seen anything quite like it.


 

Picture of the week 40

By Ed | October 1st, 2007 | Comments Off

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I took this minimalist image as we moved slowly across the raising snow slope from the top of the Breach to the rim of the cinder cones protecting the Reusch Crater.


 

Picture of the week 39

By Ed | September 24th, 2007 | Comments Off

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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]
 


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