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hamishsummersRongai Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: May 15, 2008

hamishsummers

Great trip. Did the 7 day option. Summit day hard. On way down guide persuaded us to carry on to lower camp than normal (saying it wasn't far!). It was blinking miles - we did 42km in all on summit day! and my left knee has never been the same since. Perfect weather on summit day - awesome
Posted Nov 29, 2011 9:21 am

RafalHoneymoon ;)  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 17, 2008

Rafal

One of the most enjoyable trek I've ever done so far :)
Posted Nov 11, 2011 4:12 am

utahjimkpole pole  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 25, 2002

utahjimk

Marangu route, good weather, ill on descent (something I ate!)
Posted Nov 9, 2011 4:51 pm

ibekkernice trip  Sucess!

ibekker

nice trip but the weather sucked.. didnt see anything from the summit.
Posted Nov 3, 2011 10:21 am

Sarah SimonLemosho Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Oct 24, 2011

Sarah Simon

From monkeys and biting ants in the jungle, through diverse scenery between and every camp to the unearthly scenes above Barafu, Lemosho Route delivers hour after hour. The acclimitization afforded bby this route enabled daily singimg and dancing. Perfect summit day weather AND, we left Barafu to summit at 06:00, not in the middle of the night. Topped off with safari to Lake Manyara, Serengeti and NN Crater. Went with Kilimanjaro Brothers, the happiest bunch of dancing and singing staff on the mountain.
Posted Nov 1, 2011 8:11 pm

cdreizenMarangu  Sucess!

cdreizen

February of 2011 with a dozen other people from my venture crew- took an extra day at Horombo to acclimatize and hiked to zebra rocks (definitely recommend an extra day for it alone). Great conditions, the receding glaciers were a sad sight. Wish I would have known there were so many rocks to boulder though!
Posted Oct 16, 2011 1:47 pm

tomshawLemosho route   Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 22, 2011

tomshaw

Walked in thru. jungle on Lemosho route starting walking on 16/09/11 after registration at Londrossi Gate, Camp 1 Mkubwa 2750m next day trek over the Shira ridge to camp 2 (Shira 1)3550m. Day 3 climb Shira Cathedraw peak 3750m to aid acclimatisation then trek to camp 3 Shira at 3840m. Day 4 ascend to Lava Tower 4600m below arrow glacier route, but decend to camp 4 Barranco at 3900m. Following day, day 5 ascend Barranco wall (great scramble) then easy walk to camp 5 Karanga 4000m. Day 6 medium walk to base camp prior to summit attempt camp 6 at Barafu 4600m. From here start summit attempt (day 7) at 0005 hours to Stella point for sunrise at 0600 hours 5735m then finally along crater rim reaching Kibo (Uhura peak)summit at 0710 hours. 5895m magnificent! Descend after 20 mins on summit, to camp 7 Millenium camp 3800m after first stopping at barafu camp for about an hour for brew and recovery time-Long day!! Final day (8) decend from millenium camp to Mweka Gate at 1650m and book out of national park. Brilliant Route well reccommended expedition.
Posted Sep 28, 2011 11:23 am

Alan ArnettePerfect Summit  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Sep 20, 2011

Alan Arnette

Rain and fog all the way to Barafu then perfect conditions to the summit! Plus a great safari afterwards
Posted Sep 27, 2011 10:23 pm

swamyUmbwe route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 5, 2010

swamy

6 night 7 day route. Slept in the crater.
Posted Aug 26, 2011 1:22 pm

FrostvinMachame Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Apr 4, 2010

Frostvin

6 nights in changing weather, very few tourists on the route, five-six on my itinerary. A great trip up to a freezing snow covered sunny summit, with great views and nature.
Posted Aug 14, 2011 7:03 am

fubar7500Machame Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jul 7, 2011

fubar7500

Exciting Machame route trek. Top summited at 06:17 am in strong freezing wind.
Posted Jul 24, 2011 12:37 pm

climbmnGreat trip!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 26, 2011

climbmn

Climbed Machame route with Sunny Safaris. Had a great trip. Overall good weather with rain just the first day.
Posted Jul 14, 2011 8:37 am

jshuartMachame Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 20, 2011

jshuart

Climbed Machame route with IMG. Amazing experience.
Posted Jul 6, 2011 1:06 pm

KatekatMachame Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 29, 2011

Katekat

did the hike with Concern Challenges (charity group), organised by Action Challenge with co-operation with tanzanian Ahsante Tours. Brilliant people, well experienced guides and great organisation. 32 out of 37 hikers made it to the top. The hardest challenge of my life...seriously.
Posted Jul 3, 2011 9:36 am

JuhoKMachame route, 6 days  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jun 22, 2011

JuhoK

Climbed Kilimanjaro via Machame route. Nice scenery and easy trail!
Posted Jun 30, 2011 3:53 pm

granitepeakerRainy and Snowy
Date Climbed: Mar 19, 2011

granitepeaker

Did the Machame route with Zara tours. It rained every single day. It was our guide's 210 summit. He said of all of them our summit day was the most snowy and cold of them all. Our guide also guided Chelsea Clinton.
Posted May 18, 2011 3:46 pm

daveachukFundraising Climb Machame Route  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 6, 2010

daveachuk

Felt like I was cheating with porters, but I joined the trip last minute with a group of inexperienced trekkers! Still was an amazing experience, and definitely stoked my interest in making other big ascents.

Lucked out with gorgeous summit weather, clear -8C and dead calm.
Posted May 5, 2011 6:41 pm

mad maximusRongai  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Mar 14, 2011

mad maximus

Sweet hike, great guide, greater mission.
Posted Mar 30, 2011 8:09 am

edomar2611Machame Root  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Aug 15, 2006

edomar2611

My first extraeuropean experience. Wonderful week of trekking with special group of friends. Fantastic view from the top with the sunrise!
Posted Mar 14, 2011 2:49 pm

badmajick1/7!!!  Sucess!
Date Climbed: Jan 19, 2011

badmajick

Summit at 0600 via Machame Route with Alpine Ascents!
A photo from Shira Camp: http://www.flickr.com/photos/badmajick/5406577300/
Posted Mar 1, 2011 3:18 pm

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