Kilimanjaro Climber's Log

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montanajames - Apr 6, 2022 10:33 am Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2022

Sunrise Summit  Sucess!

On top at sunrise with my brother!

Sushil Dawka - Apr 6, 2022 7:37 am Date Climbed: Jul 21, 2012

Rongai Route: Rimli and Sushil  Sucess!

To the summit of Africa...


ASliceOfLife - Oct 29, 2021 9:00 am Date Climbed: Aug 23, 2021

Lomosho Route in summer of 2021  Sucess!

A phenomenal first climb above 4300 meters. What a trip. My full trip writeup via about 30 journal entries can be seen on Instagram on the account @jasonsummits

Larry Laverty

Larry Laverty - Aug 27, 2021 1:11 pm Date Climbed: Aug 16, 2021

Northern Circuit Route  Sucess!

Following months of my life out surveying and photographing elephants in surrounding countries, this year I finally committed to visiting the summit of this iconic mountain, including a good look at a few of the surviving glaciers.


Neufy - May 1, 2021 8:29 am Date Climbed: Aug 1, 2003

A dream - this is only the start  Sucess!

Perfect weather, great company, and our guide, James Lyimo was energy unmatched. Though more of a trek than a climb, this trip was a big goal for me and a catalyst into mountaineering.


Tracy - Aug 27, 2020 11:27 pm Date Climbed: Aug 18, 2020

with Frankie & Godfrey from Zara Tours & Adventures  Sucess!

summitted before Sunrise and then met some fun climbers still coming up on our way down. We would later cross paths with them at dinner at the hotel and again on safari.

I am proof that someone with Parkinson's Disease (8 years now) approaching age 60 (next year) can still do this if paired up with the right guides. Thank you Cathy at Zara Tours & Adventures! and "asante san a" to Frankie and Godfrey


berlindx - Jul 23, 2020 10:54 am Date Climbed: Jan 29, 2020

Successful summit but lot of rain  Sucess!

8 Days on the Lemosho Route. We got tons of rain, but thankfully not on Summit day. Lots of clouds so limited views but it was still an amazing trip. Full trip report here:


jboldt1971 - Jun 24, 2020 12:29 pm Date Climbed: Jun 10, 2018

Machame route  Sucess!

What a day!

Wandering Yooper

Wandering Yooper - Jan 16, 2020 10:58 am Date Climbed: Feb 1, 2012

Western Breach, self-supported  Sucess!

Hired a guide to make it legal (no porters), but didn't let him do anything but point out the way. Carried all of my own food, gear, medical etc. on climb. Took long Lemosho route and took extended trail via Moir Hut, Lava Tower and Arrow Glacier camps in route to climbing the Western Breach, spending the night on top at Crater Camp. Awesome way to climb the mountain. Actually made it feel like real mountaineering, unlike the standard experience on the mountain.


Rapparee - Dec 29, 2019 12:46 pm


Great trip and I was lucky not to be hit by the altitude too badly. Summit day is a long one but worth it once you reach the roof of Africa. We climbed with Kilimanjaro Brothers, a local company.


Smokieshiker - Aug 6, 2019 1:49 pm Date Climbed: Jul 14, 2019

Kili via Lemosho  Sucess!

Go with Baraka Trails for the best possible experience on this mountain. I have used many services across the globe and they are the very best and super affordable. I have posted a complete trip report here.


english1969 - Jun 4, 2019 3:41 pm Date Climbed: Jun 16, 2018

Needed Crampons!  Sucess!

Made it to the top in the one of the deepest snows on Kilimanjaro in the last ten years. Needed crampons to get up the last bit to stella point and then down again. Did the lemosho route with Zara Tours.


mgriffis - Feb 12, 2019 3:01 pm Date Climbed: Jan 14, 2019

8 Day Lemosho Route  Sucess!

Great climb with Summits Africa


jzheng18 - Jan 27, 2019 1:52 pm Date Climbed: Feb 10, 2018

Kilimanjaro Umbwe Route Ascent (5 days)  Sucess!

Short and steep ascent via the Western Breach

mzelasko - Jan 13, 2019 3:27 pm Date Climbed: Dec 31, 2016

Lemosho 8-day with Ultimate Kilimanjaro  Sucess!

8 day supported push up Lemosho Route.


Confeta - Jan 10, 2019 5:41 am Date Climbed: Jan 4, 2019

Lemosho 7 days  Sucess!

Great trek! But a lot of climbers and porters each day.


melchior - Jan 8, 2019 9:10 pm Date Climbed: Jan 7, 2019

8 days Lemosho route  Sucess!

Very nice and scenic route. Also the best option for acclamation as it takes 7 days to reach the summit.


shanebuzz - Sep 27, 2018 11:25 pm Date Climbed: Oct 3, 2016

Kilimanjaro  Sucess!

Awesome climb for a good cause. Onex, Gideon, Arbitwa and Saladene - Legendary guides.

Pete Castricone

Pete Castricone - Sep 10, 2018 6:03 am Date Climbed: Sep 6, 2018

Rongai Route  Sucess!

Uhuru via the Rongai route.


Andras_L_Komaromi - Aug 31, 2018 4:18 pm Date Climbed: Dec 11, 2015

Marangu route

Climbed with one friend and a local gude.

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