Tag: Dispatches

Team Savage Uno Hikes to Plaza Francia

Hi friends and family! Today we hiked to the overlook of the south face of Aconcagua, a wall of rock and ice nearly 9,000 feet tall and one of the world’s great mountaineering faces. We enjoyed spectacular weather and a … Continue reading

Team summited and back to millennium camp

Hello everyone this is lakpa checking in with Kilimanjaro team from Millennium camp. We left Kosovo camp this morning at 12:30 am and reach to the summit of Kilimanjaro 6:30 am. Team made it in good time, we did not … Continue reading

Team at Karanga camp

Hello everyone this is lakpa checking in from Karanga camp. This morning we hike from barranco camp. Climbing up the famous barranco wall and Travis to Karanga camp 13,300ft where we got at none. After lunch we had whole afternoon … Continue reading

Team at barranco camp

 Hello everyone this is lakpa checking in from barranco camp. Today is day 3 of ours hike. We start our hike this morning from Shira camp up to lava tower 14,800ft gained 2,300ft. This was new hight records from … Continue reading

Team at Shira camp

  Hello everyone this is lakpa checking in with Kilimanjaro climb from Shira camp 12,500ft. We started our hike from Macheme camp this morning along pretty step ridge with gorgeous view of Kilimanjaro, mount mearu in distant sticking above … Continue reading

Team ready for hiking

Hello everyone my last trip team members arrived Arusha yesterday. Had orientation and gears checked this morning, team went sightseeing around Arusha town in the afternoon and had welcome dinner in nice restaurant. Everyone is excited and ready for hiking … Continue reading

Team back in Arusha

Hello everyone this is Team Lakpa’s three amigos checking in from Arusha.sorry that I was not able to check in last two days but we summited yesterday morning at 6:30am it took us six hours from high camp(Kosovo) to summit … Continue reading

Team at Karanga camp

Hello everyone team Lakpa’s three amigos checking in from Karanga camp 13,000ft. We start ours hike from barranco camp this morning climbing thru famous barranco wall and than traverse to eastern side of the mountain to Karanga camp. It took … Continue reading

Team at Shira camp

Hello everyone, sorry that some reason the post I made yesterday did not went through. Our team decided team Name as Lakpa’s three Amigos. we left Arusha yesterday morning at 8 am after 2 had half hour of drive we … Continue reading

Team ready for starting our trek

Hello everyone the September 3 Kilimanjaro team arrived Arusha yesterday. We did ours orientation and gears check today and after lunch team did the city tour and finished the day with welcome dinner at local restaurant. We are all still … Continue reading

Mount Kilimanjaro BLOG

  • 2022 Kilimanjaro Webinar

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

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