Live Updates: Kilimanjaro Climb 2015

Date: Wednesday, February 18 Last Post from Tanzania
Location: Karatu, Tanzania

Last night was some some serious dancing and celebrating with the Porters Today.... Elephants everywhere!

We saw so many elephants to
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Date: Tuesday, February 17
Location: Moshi, TZ

This is going to be a short post. We are heading to the showers.

That we summited the night before seems like a dream. Kili is in the dis
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Date: Monday, February 16 - AUDIO POST
Location: Summit of Kilimanjaro! 19,340 feet. 7:15 am Africa time.

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Date: Monday, February 16
Location: Summit of Kilimanjaro! 19,340 feet. 7:15 am Africa time.

Epic. It is impossible to describe the summit climb. We were in the clouds and snow all evening. 10 PM comes slow or quick depending if you fell
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Date: Sunday, February 15th, AUDIO POST
Location: Barafu Camp. 15,000 feet.

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Date: Sunday, February 15th, Summit night
Location: Barafu Camp. 15,000 feet.

3 hours hiking. Light rain and snow all night and today. Clouds. Mountain top in snow.

Warm last night because it was raining. The ligh
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Date: Valentines Day, Saturday, February 14 - AUDIO POST
Location: Karangua Camp, 13,200

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Date: Valentines Day, Saturday, February 14
Location: Karangua Camp, 13,200

Happy Valentines Day!

We all kicked____! Climbing Baranco Wall was a highlight! Good teamwork helping each other through the cliffs. Ther
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Date: Friday, February 13 - AUDIO POST
Location: Barranco Camp. 13,000 feet.

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Date: Friday, February 13
Location: Barranco Camp. 13,000 feet.

25 degrees last night. Sunny then clouds. Up to 50 midday.

Major transitions are occurring in the group. Susan showed up at breakfas
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Date: Thursdsay, February 12
Location: Moira Camp,13,600.

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Date: Thursdsay, February 12
Location: Moira Camp,13,600.

The picture is of Ben and Kris holding banner of the names that supported their climb and charity fundraising. See www.packpaddleski.com under Life
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Date: Wednesday, February 11 - AUDIO POST
Location: Shira 1, 11,500 feet

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Date: Wednesday, February 11
Location: Shira 1, 11,500 feet

Sue's Birthday! Rick's wife's Marcia's birthday.

6 hours of hiking, sunny, lovely, clouds hiding Kili.

Susan, the other Susa
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Date: Tuesday, February 10
Location: Mti Mkubwa, Big Tree Camp. 9200 Feet. 3 hours walking.

Yes, first day hiking on Kilimanjaro! Drive past all the people in town, turn right and head past the Massai Cow Camp. Continue when road ends up i
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Date: Monday, February 9
Location: Moshi Tanzania, base of Kilimanjaro

Often times I think there was a first day in Africa overwhelming feeling today. Most are still sleep deprived, wrong time zone. Mixed with amazement
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