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Machame Route 6-Day: Dec 3…looking for Pax

By Peter Baxter | October 19th, 2008 | Comments Off

Why Climb With BWA

Machame Route We have a 6-Day Machme Route climb provisionally set for Dec 3 2008 with space for a few pax. This is an off-beat itinerary ... [read on]

Moir to Lava Tower

By Donovan | March 31st, 2008 | Comments Off

lavatowerfrommoir.jpg You generally don’t see this Kilimanjaro picture angle. It’s on the route from Moir Hut to Lava Tower, coming from the west. This is typically Day 4 on a Lemosho Route climb.


Western Breach Opened

By Donovan | March 4th, 2008 | Comments Off

It has been a few years since the landside on Mt Kilimanjaro that claimed the lives of a few people on the Western Breach. The breach opened up a few months ago, but I had not heard reports of any ... [read on]

Adventure on Kilimanjaro- Western Breach Combined With Crater Camp

By Donovan | February 14th, 2008 | Comments Off

I had a couple young guys call me the other day, and said they wanted to take an “adventurous” route up Kilimanjaro – and avoid all the crowds on the mountain. They were curious of the various options. I told ... [read on]

Climbers Account of Kilimanjaro Attempt

By Donovan | April 24th, 2007 | Comments Off

I always ask people to write about their experiences on the mountain, so I can publish them on this blog. I just received this email, from a guy who asked me loads of questions about climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. As you ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Traverse – Lemosho and Mweka Trails – Part Seven

By Ed | December 22nd, 2006 | Comments Off


Millennium Camp 12.500 ft., one night

It took five days to ascend the distance we now covered in five hours. Much of our descent was running down the scree slide and it did not take long for us to ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Traverse – Camps of the Lemosho and Mweka Trails – Part Six

By Ed | December 21st, 2006 | Comments Off


Crater Camp – 18, 370 ft., one night

Getting to the crater ascending the Western Breach with my son will remain as awesome a task as I have ever completed. The Breach is closed now but there are ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Traverse – Camps of the Lemosho and Mweka Trails – Part Five

By Ed | December 20th, 2006 | Comments Off


Arrow Glacier Camp – 15,925 ft., one night

When the Western Breach was open only 5% of the annual trekkers used this route and camp. Closed in January 06, I recon very few souls will ever see it ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro Traverse – Camps of the Lemosho & Mweka Trails – Part Four

By Ed | December 19th, 2006 | Comments Off


Lava Tower Camp – 14,950 ft., one night

Made famous by the IMAX movie, this iconic stopping point was the first time I really noticed the clouds drifting by below us. Because we were climbing the Western Breach, ... [read on]

Kilimanjaro traverse – Camps of the Lemosho & Mweka Trails – Part 3

By Ed | December 18th, 2006 | Comments Off


Moir Camp – 13,650 ft., two nights

Moir is one of the least visited camps on the mountain nestled between very black and spherical, volcanic topography. The location treats you to stunning sunsets overlooking the Shira Plateau. The ... [read on]

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