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Kili summit trip advice/group

I am planning to summit Kili in either late June or early September of this year. This will be my first trip up Kili, and I have not yet made plans with a guide service. Nor do I have a group - I'll be going over there by myself, but I'd love to join on with a group going during the same time frame - so let me know if you've got room for a ...
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Kilimanjaro summit video


Just registered here, thought i'd share a recent video of my trip up Kilimanjaro incase any of you were interested. It's a bit shakey in places but theres a good shot of Sunrise:


If anyone is going up Kili anytime soon and wants to know any details just ask in here.
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Morocco/Southeast of Toubkal

I'm going to be traveling in Morocco in late April and may get a free day in the vicinity of Agouim (on the Marrakesh-Ouarzazate road just south of Tizi n Tichka). On maps and aerial photos it looks feasible to make a fast ascent up the south side of Taska n-Zat from area of Sour and Souk El-Had Tidili, which are on that little road (paved, I think) that runs west from Agouim and goes ...
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Kilimanjaro with the Michael J. Fox Foundation

Teamfox, the community fundraising arm of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, is organizing a trip to the top of Africa. Join fellow climbers of all experience levels, who share a love of the outdoors and the urge to do something good for the world. Visit http://www2.michaeljfox.org/site/TR?fr_id=1180&pg=entry to learn more about the trip and to sign up!

The Michael J. Fox Foundation is dedicated to finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease through an aggressively funded research ...
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Good Meru / Kilimanjaro Guiding Company Needed

Well I've got a plane ticket for Ecuador for March but I've been there so many times that I'm thinking about heading to Africa instead ? Does anyone have some somewhat current input on guiding companies. Cheaper is better always. I appreciate any help that you can give me from your experiences.
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Kilimanjaro's Best Alpine Style Route?

I will be doing Kilimanjaro first week in May alpine style, and I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations on which route is their favorite. I would like to stay away from the machame route, for the climb up, do to the over crowding that that route seems to have... plus more then likely I will see it on the way down.

Also if anyone is going to be there at that time, I ...
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budget Gorilla trekking

My girl friend and I have returned from Uganda and Rwanda for 7 days gorilla adventure safari.

Jackie from Katona Tours - http://www.katonatours.com/ was very quick to respond to my initial request for assistance and advice and were also very prompt throughout the booking process I have been thoroughly delighted with their serves before and after the safari, she booked the hotels as agreed upon, every thing was perfectly ...
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Kili Late March

I am going to get a climb of Kili done beforeDenali this year and looking for anyone that wants to go! The price drops per trekker. Send me a pm if interested. I am looking at a 6 day Machame at about $1500+\-
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Good trekking/Safari Company in Kenya

Just got back from Kenya and would recommend Mount Safari's Adventure http://www.mountsafaris.com
I booked everything with Jeremiah and he helped customize my trip and was extremely flexible.
We went up mt kenya on the chogoria/sirimon route and for the safari we did 3 days in Masa mara,
3 days was just enough and we saw almost every animal.
Everyone with the company was very professional and I highly recommend ...
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Konigstein, Brandberg, Namibia

Has anyone climbed to the highest point in Namibia, the Konigstein on the Brandberg? Can you offer a little beta, distances, trail conditions where there is one. Would it be to hot to climb in January? Can I do it in a day? Any more info....thanks
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