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Team: Leo Kabla ya Kesho

Hello Everyone, We are all doing well here at Karanga Camp at 13,300ft. Tomorrow we will head to our high camp, Kosovo at 15,800ft and prepare for the summit. I apologize in advance but am having some technical difficulties with … Continue reading

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Heading to the mountain!

…And we are off to the mountain and Machame route!

Next Machame team set to begin

Hello Everyone, Our September 2nd Machame team has all arrived safely in Arusha. Today we did an orientation, gear check, city tour and our first dinner together as a team. The team is excited but tired from jet lag, and … Continue reading

Team Unlikely Friends Head out on Safari

Team Unlikely Friends aka Unlikely Fat and Happy Friends checking in! After our long walk down to the Mweka gate we were greeted by the local crew for an unforgettable celebration followed by a delicious buffet lunch to help us … Continue reading

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Mount Kilimanjaro BLOG

  • 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 […]

  • Hunger Relief Fundraiser Raises Over $30K for Kilimanjaro Crew

    We have not been able to operate Kilimanjaro expeditions since February 2020, and during that time our friends over in Tanzania have not been far from our mind. COVID-19 has decimated the Kilimanjaro tourism industry and the income that the local people rely on to house and feed their families. In a typical year, travel […]

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