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I took stock of the teams water and most were out. I collected the hot water supplies in the remaining thermos’s and View the location or send a reply to Alpine Mini 3: https://explore.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=08db0360-f494-c2be-0022-484720320000&adr=fuya297gidi%40post.wordpress.com Alpine Mini 3 sent this message … Continue reading

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Several cried hot tears that fogged their goggles. View the location or send a reply to Alpine Mini 3: https://explore.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=08db0360-6460-0d2b-0022-484720320000&adr=fuya297gidi%40post.wordpress.com Alpine Mini 3 sent this message from: Lat -32.637409 Lon -70.018272 Do not reply directly to this message. This message … Continue reading

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After an hour of taking pictures and trying to stall what really was only finding the long and difficult road home at the summit View the location or send a reply to Alpine Mini 3: https://explore.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=08db0360-6460-3606-0022-484720320000&adr=fuya297gidi%40post.wordpress.com Alpine Mini 3 sent … Continue reading

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Flopped 10 of our 12 expedition members and 3 of the original guides. There was hollering hugging many starred blankly View the location or send a reply to Alpine Mini 3: https://explore.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=08db0360-06f4-91d9-6045-bd2df4200000&adr=fuya297gidi%40post.wordpress.com Alpine Mini 3 sent this message from: Lat … Continue reading

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As fast fast as the air did and yet the guides did not relent on the group pace. At the top of the rocky crag of the summit View the location or send a reply to Alpine Mini 3: https://explore.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=08db035f-d477-b89a-000d-3aa720330000&adr=fuya297gidi%40post.wordpress.com … Continue reading

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At La Cueva they looked up at the rocky cumbre, on steep snow and rocks they slowly plodded up. Energy thinned from the Mulas View the location or send a reply to Alpine Mini 3: https://explore.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=08db035f-9391-bb0c-000d-3aa720330000&adr=fuya297gidi%40post.wordpress.com Alpine Mini 3 sent … Continue reading

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Dawn broke for them two hours later at Piedra Blanca and they took off their lamps. View the location or send a reply to Alpine Mini 3: https://explore.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=08db035f-379d-bc00-000d-3aa720330000&adr=fuya297gidi%40post.wordpress.com Alpine Mini 3 sent this message from: Lat -32.637409 Lon -70.018272 Do … Continue reading

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1-30-23 The Mulas Locas marched out of camp in the early dark. Above them yet were small strings of headlamps pointed up mountain. View the location or send a reply to Alpine Mini 3: https://explore.garmin.com/textmessage/txtmsg?extId=08db035e-9473-e9e8-000d-3aa790070000&adr=fuya297gidi%40post.wordpress.com Alpine Mini 3 sent this … Continue reading

We are off to the mountain!

Machame team getting ready to leave for the mountain

Hello Everyone, Our newest team to hit the trails on the Machame route are all safely in Arusha and ready to start climbing. Yesterday we had an orientation, along with a gear check, a city tour and a team dinner. … 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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