Tag: Mount Kilimanjaro

Team Skunk Monkeys Return after Successful Climb

Hello Everyone, We finished up an excellent trip today with a 3 hour hike to Mweka gate where we had a celebration with our local Tanzanian crew. We had excellent weather today as we did the whole week on the … Continue reading

Kilimanjaro – 100% Summit Success for Team Skunk Monkeys!

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Kilimanjaro Team Skunk Monkeys Crushing to Kosovo Camp

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Kilimanjaro Team Skunk Monkeys Lucking out with Weather!

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Kilimanjaro Team Skunk Monkeys at Shira Camp

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Kilimanjaro 2/2 now called The Skunk Monkeys!

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Kilimanjaro 2/2 Team Ready to Head to the Mountain

Hello Everyone, The season is officially starting back up for us here in Tanzania. Our group has arrived with all luggage and right on schedule. We did an orientation on the climb, a gear check and then had another great … Continue reading

Kilimanjaro Team Kili Me Slowly Wraps Up Trip

Hi everyone, It’s a wrap! We all returned yesterday and enjoyed showers, and a great celebration dinner at one of my favorite restaurants here in Arusha. Today the team departed for safari in the Northern circuit of Tanzania, and a … Continue reading

Kilimanjaro Team Kili Me Slowly – Summit Success!

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Kilimanjaro Team Kili Me Slowly – Ready to Summit from Kosovo Camp

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  • 3-Day Rainier Climb: Lunchtime

    So you’ve signed up for our 3-day climb of Mount Rainier, but are wondering what to pack for lunch each day. While we provide delicious, masterfully prepared, real-ingredient meals for breakfast and dinner, you’re right to take extra time to consider your snacks (known as “lunch” in the frontcountry!). Calories are fuel, and are almost […]

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    Camp Chef: Pesto Couscous

    Welcome to our recurring series- Camp Chef! In this series of posts, we will discuss cooking in the backcountry and highlight some of our favorite recipes to use in a variety of situations. We will focus on simple, easy, and nutritious recipes that have proven delicious in the mountain environment, and offer related tips & […]

  • Food Planning for Mountaineering, Part I: Strategy

    By Mike Hawkins 10 days x 3,000 calories per day = 150 Clif Bars or 60 PB&J sandwiches Planning and packing food for long trips in the backcountry can be challenging and time consuming – but the last thing you want is to eat energy bars for 6 days straight. Climbers need to consider several […]

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