Tag: Dispatches

Team: Poa Kachizi Cama Ndizi, back in Arusha!

Hello Everyone, We had a great last hike, ending up at the Mweka gate just after 9am where we had celebratory singing and dancing with our Tanzanian crew before heading back to Arusha. This has been a really fun trip … Continue reading

100% success on the summit for Team: Poa Cachizi Cama Ndizi!

Hello Everyone, We left our high camp at 15,800ft heading for the summit at 12am, and arrived with our entire team to the summit and the Roof of Africa at 6:40am. After a long descent (9,000ft), we are now at … Continue reading

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Last team of the season heading to the mountain!

Hello Everyone, Yesterday, with our last team of the season, we did an Orientation of the trip and a gear check to make sure everyone is set up for success in climbing to the Roof of Africa. After a city … Continue reading

Team: Leo Kabla ya Kesho

Hello Everyone, This morning we had our last hike out to Mweka gate to finish off this expedition to the Top of Africa. We made great time with another day of great weather to finish off the trip. After celebrating … Continue reading

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Mount Kilimanjaro BLOG

  • Kilimanjaro COVID-19 Hunger Relief Update

    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 […]

  • Kilimanjaro: A Tribute to our Tanzanian 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 […]

  • Hunger Relief Fundraiser Raises Over $30K for Kilimanjaro Crew

    We have not been able to operate Kilimanjaro expeditions since February 2020, and during that time our friends over in Tanzania have not been far from our mind. COVID-19 has decimated the Kilimanjaro tourism industry and the income that the local people rely on to house and feed their families. In a typical year, travel […]

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