Congratulations to Team Arush -to the top- a on their summit of Kilimanjaro! The tired team is safely back down to Millennium Camp


Hello everyone its Arush -to the top- a! (cheers in background). We are at Millennium Camp, at 12,200 feet, it’s the 13th of July, somewhere about 7:30 in the evening. We are all very tired. We had a great day today, going up to the summit of Kilimanjaro, everyone but one person was able to make it, fantastic weather conditions, and we are all very happy. Big, big congratulations to Townes Pressler and his wife Penny Patterson. (more cheers). We are of course, after such a long day, very tired. We just had a summit cake following dinner, and we are going to hit the hay and get some rest, because we’ve got to get up at 5am tomorrow, for our last day down to the Mweka Gate at 6,000 feet and back to Arusha for some celebration. We’ll give you a shout out from Arusha. Thanks for following along.

photo21
photo21

ALPINE ASCENTS BLOG

  • Tents near Denali Base Camp.

    What to Expect: Denali Expeditions

    In this series, we break down what to expect at the start of our expeditions. Where will you stay? Are there any tips or tricks to make the trip begin more smoothly? Though a Denali expedition can last 20+ days, the first two days can set the tone for the rest of the journey. While […]

  • 3-Day Rainier Climb: Lunchtime

    So you’ve signed up for our 3-day climb of Mount Rainier, but are wondering what to pack for lunch each day. While we provide delicious, masterfully prepared, real-ingredient meals for breakfast and dinner, you’re right to take extra time to consider your snacks (known as “lunch” in the frontcountry!). Calories are fuel, and are almost […]

  • camp chef pesto

    Camp Chef: Pesto Couscous

    Welcome to our recurring series- Camp Chef! In this series of posts, we will discuss cooking in the backcountry and highlight some of our favorite recipes to use in a variety of situations. We will focus on simple, easy, and nutritious recipes that have proven delicious in the mountain environment, and offer related tips & […]

Partners & Accreditations

Alpine Ascents International is an authorized mountain guide service of Denali National Park and Preserve and Mount Rainier National Park.
© Copyright 2019 All Rights Reserved. Alpine Ascents International