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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]

Mt. Kilimanjaro – How dangerous is it, really?

By Ed | August 7th, 2007 | 3 Comments »


OK, you’ve been warned…

“But when I say that our sport is a hazardous one, I do not mean that when we climb mountains there is a large chance that we shall be killed, but that we ... [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]

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]

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