My next group has arrived to Arusha and we have completed the Orientation and gear check followed by a Welcome dinner. We are all looking forward to heading out this morning and driving to the Machame gate where we will get our permit, meet the crew and start hiking. I think this is going to be another fun and strong group! I’ll keep you updated here and we’ll start thinking of a team name.
Thanks for following along,
Team “Compass” celebrates at the gate
Posted on August 1, 2022
Mount Kilimanjaro Cybercasts Archives
Alpine Ascents provides family and friends the opportunity to follow our climbs as they proceed. Utilizing state-of-the-art technology, we receive regular audio dispatches from the climbers and post them on our website. Not only does one feel the excitement of watching a team as it moves up the mountain, the archived cybercasts provide an excellent resource and learning tool when researching expeditions. Enjoy the show!
Are you planning on climbing to the roof of Africa this summer? If so, check out the 2022 Kilimanjaro webinar that we hosted on May 25th. Our Kilimanjaro Program Director, Eric Murphy, outlined our COVID-19 protocols, the Tanzanian VISA process, and gave a detailed overview of the trip and what to expect. We wrapped up […]
by Eric Murphy Our ongoing and very successful ($37,000 +) Kilimanjaro Covid-19 Hunger Relief Fundraiser has just completed the 2nd food distributions for all 310 crew and staff. Members from our Tanzanian partner company Big Expeditions handled all aspects of whole purchase and transport of over 12,000 lbs of rice, corn and sugar. Arusha crew […]
by Paul Koubek As one of the western guides fortunate to work with the Alpine Ascents Kilimanjaro Program, when I was asked to write a blog post about any topic I wanted, the first thing that came to mind for me about my experience on Kilimanjaro was: the people! Every Alpine Ascents climb of Kilimanjaro […]