Tag: Mount Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro – Team Crazy Chili back signing off from Arusha

Hello Everyone, We had our last hike early this morning down through the forest to the Mweka gate where we celebrated our success and then headed back to Arusha town. The team is all doing well and headed off to … Continue reading

Kilimanjaro – Team Crazy Chili Summits Kilimanjaro!


Kilimanjaro – Feb 6 Team takes team name “Crazy Chili”


Kilimanjaro – Feb 6 Team with High Spirits at Karanga Camp


Kilimanjaro – Feb 6 Team at Shira Camp


Kilimanjaro – Feb 6 Team Hits the Trail to Machame Camp


Kilimanjaro 2019 – Team 2 reveals newly minted Team Name


Kilimanjaro 2019 – Team Ndogo Wraps up an Excellent Expedition

Hi everyone, We returned to Arusha yesterday to showers and celebration drinks and food. Our final day down the mountain was great and we got lucky with no rain. Today John and Carolyn are off to safari on the famous … Continue reading

Kilimanjaro 2019 – Team Ndogo Reaches the Roof of Africa!


Kilimanjaro 2019 – Team Ndogo Ready for Summit!



  • Insulated Pants and Why You (Might) Need Them

    Guide Brooke Warren in prime insulated pant conditions on the summit of Mt. Rainier. Photo by Patrick Chu. Insulated Pants can seem like a burden (will my legs really be that cold??), but they can be a critical piece of clothing in mountaineering, and can make a cold night at camp much more pleasant.  Why […]

  • Selecting Snowshoes for Expeditions

    If you are preparing to embark on a Denali Prep course or a Denali expedition with Alpine Ascents, you are also about to enter into the wonderful world of snowshoe travel. There are several reasons for our unilateral use of snowshoes over skis on these trips. First, the learning curve for snowshoeing is far less […]

  • rack of carabiners

    A guide to Carabiners

    By Mike Hawkins There are a wide variety of carabiners available on the market, and each type has its pros and cons. Some carabiners are built for very specific uses, while others are geared toward general use. For both safety and efficiency, it is worthwhile to understand the subtle differences in order to choose the […]

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