Live Updates: 2013 Kilimanjaro Cancer Climb

Date: February 21, 2013 85 degrees
Location: Karatu and Ngorongoro Crater

And we thought we saw a lot of animals yesterday. You have to see this crater to believe all the animals. Lions, rhino....

Back in Karatu Ri
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Date: February 20, 2013 90 degrees
Location: Karatu Tz

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Date: February 20, 2013 90 degrees
Location: Karatu Tz

11 of us are on Safari. Breaking up is hard to do. So sad to leave our African friends. We have shared so much. It was an amazing send off this am
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Date: February 19th, 2013
Location: The hotel in Moshi!

We are at hotel! Great hike out! Loving the showers, cold drinks. Celebration time. Reentry is really hard. A big transition. Please try to be g
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Date: February 19th,2013 Summit day! 9 am
Location: The highest point in Africa. Summit of Kilimanjaro

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Date: February 19th,2013 Summit day! 9 am
Location: The highest point in Africa. Summit of Kilimanjaro

Wow! Great night. All are safe. 15 of 16 made it to Uhuru peak at 19,340 at the same time, 6: 00 am. Jim went as high as he could but not quite the
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Date: February 17, 2013 2 pm
Location: High Camp, 16,000 feet.

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Date: February 17, 2013 2 pm
Location: High Camp, 16,000 feet.

Partly cloudy, 4.5 hiking hours.

Yes! We are at our highest camp. All are back to feeling well. So beautiful. This camp we have to ourselve
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Date: February 16, 2013 3:00 pm
Location: Karanga Camp

4.5 hours hiking. 13,200 feet. High point 14,000

We climbed the intimidating Barranco wall today. Up through the rocks. Most amazin
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Date: February 15, 2013 4:00 pm.
Location: Barranco Camp, 13,000 feet.

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Date: February 15, 2013 4:00 pm.
Location: Barranco Camp, 13,000 feet.

55 degrees, cloudy. High point, Lava Tower. 15,000 feet. 7.5 hours hiking.

We all still standing. All are feeling good now. Even after our hi
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Date: February 14th, 2013 Valentine's Day
Location: Moira Camp, 13,500 feet.

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Date: February 14th, 2013 Valentine's Day
Location: Moira Camp, 13,500 feet.

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Date: February 14th, 2013 Valentine's Day
Location: Moira Camp, 13,500 feet.

50 degrees, cloudy, 4:30 pm, arrived at 2:30 pm. 6 hours hike time.

We are a long way from our loved ones. Thank you to those who sent hidden
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Date: February 13,2013
Location: Shira 1 camp, 11,500 feet

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Date: February 13,2013
Location: Shira 1 camp, 11,500 feet

6 hours of hiking today.

Hi all. We have left the trees behind and are in the alpine area. One or two people feeling the altitude today bu
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Date: February 12, 2013
Location: Big tree camp on Leo Mosho route on Kilimanjaro

9300 feet. 7 pm. 60 degrees.

Adventurous day. A little rain made the last road slick. Our 4 wheel mega truck slid into the ditch so we had t
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Date: February 11th, 2013
Location: Moshi, Tanzania, 92 degrees

Today was Moshi town day. Many were blown away by this experience of markets,local people's houses....gave them a lot to ponder about the abundance o
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Date: February 10th
Location: Moshi, Tanzania, 90 degrees

Hi all. Thanks for following the blog. Short post. Meru crew back in town. All is well with the new group arriving after having to drive through t
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Date: February 9th. Noon
Location: Mt Meru. Summit 15,000 feet.

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Date: February 9th. Noon
Location: Mt Meru. Summit 15,000 feet.

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Date: February 9th. Noon
Location: Mt Meru. Summit 15,000 feet.

Temperature from 20 deg to 70. Now time to hike 3 hours down.

Wow! Everyone made it. Great weather, not much wind. Some hiking across cliffs
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Date: February 8, 2 pm
Location: Saddle Hut on Mt Meru, 11,700 feet. Partly cloudy, 60 degrees

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Date: February 8, 2 pm
Location: Saddle Hut on Mt Meru, 11,700 feet. Partly cloudy, 60 degrees

Unrelenting uphill with unrelenting spectacular views. Still sign of water buffalo but we did not yet need to shoot one. Passed one lovely chameleo
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Date: February 7th, 6:30 pm.
Location: Miriakamba hut on Mt Meru - 8 miles hiked. 8,100 feet

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Date: February 7th, 6:30 pm.
Location: Miriakamba hut on Mt Meru - 8 miles hiked. 8,100 feet

Welcome! Please free to write comments and we will get them on the mountain. We are all doing great. Got to the trailhead and started hiking about
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