Tag: Dispatches

12 September, 2023 09:16

Jumbo friends, family and loved ones, We were up early this morning and ascended the notorious Barronco Wall. We needed hands, we needed to feet We needed to use our eyes and we need a little help from our local … Continue reading

Mag 7 in Kranga camp

Jumbo friends family and loved ones, We made it to Kranga camp however w are l having a hard time transmitting so I’m just going to do a verbal right now and hopefully we can download the photos later. All … Continue reading

Magnificent 7 scale the heights 3750m

Jambo friends, family and loved ones, Up, up and up we climbed rockier and steeper than yesterday. And the vegetation is changing too. We discovered this lovely African Gladiola amongst the petrified lava flows. The early afternoon showers failed to … Continue reading

Magnificent 7 camp @ 10,000 feet.

Jambo friends, family and loved ones, We trekked through the rainforest, which lived up to its name and then into the Moorlands where we could see more land and the mountain itself. After a four thousand foot elevation gain we … Continue reading

Magnificent 7 climb to Machame

Jambo friends, family and loved ones Up early and headed to Kilimanjaro. Everyone is in high spirits anticipating the climb to come. We loaded our Landrovers and chugged up to mountain base. It’s harvest time in Africa and silage is … Continue reading

First day of our Kilimanjaro climb

Jambo friends, family and loved ones, We kicked off our Kilimanjaro expedition with a delicious breakfast complete with exotic tropical fruit. Afterwards we all got to know one another during our orientation ceremony. Lots of good conversations about what to … Continue reading

Team Hayfin Back in Arusha

Congratulations Team Hayfin!

Team Hayfin Summits Kilimanjaro!

Hi everyone, Congratulations to Team Hayfin on summiting Kilimanjaro this morning!! The entire team stood on the roof of Africa just a few hours ago and we are now back down at Mweka Camp at an elevation of 10,000 feet. … Continue reading

Team Hayfin at High Camp

Hi everyone, Team Hayfin is at Kosovo Camp at 15,800 feet! We began the day hiking in the swirling clouds and then enjoyed sunshine in the early afternoon. The team is acclimating very well and we are currently making our … Continue reading

Team Hayfin at Karanga Camp

Hi everyone, We began our hike today with a fun rock scramble on the Barranco Wall and the team did great! We are now enjoying some afternoon rest at Karanga Camp (13,300 ft) after enjoying an excellent multi-course lunch. We … 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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