1/6/20. Last Moments in the Tent: It’s 6:45am. I savor my last moments in the tent. It’s so great to … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 7. Final Descent, Tipping, and Goodbyes.
I cried twice. The “small cry” where no one hears you or knows how emotional you felt except for yourself. … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 6. Summiting, Part II
Day 6. 1/5/20. 8:56pm. What does summiting Kilimanjaro feel like? In this post, I bring you part one of two … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 6. Summiting, Part I
Day 5 Part 2. 1/4/20. 2:09pm, before nap. My heart beat a little faster today. Partly because we were 10 … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 5. To Basecamp, Last Nap Before Summit (Part 2)
1/4/20. 6:41am, Baranga Camp. A mystery happened in the dead of the night. It remains unresolved to this day. In … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 5. Mystery in the Dead of the Night (Part I)
Day 4. 1/3/20. 5:39pm, under my tent at Baranga Camp. Today was a 4-hour rolling hills day from Baranco to … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 4. Baranco to Baranga, and the Power of Storytelling
Day 3 evening. 1/2/20, 8:49pm. Baranco camp, 3700m above sea level. [Dear Reader: I cannot publish this post from my … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 3. Up Lava Tower, Down Baranco Camp
Day 2 evening. 1/1/2020. Shira Camp, 3,750 m above sea level. As I write this, I am lying in my … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 2. Ascent to Shira Camp, New Years Day 2020
Day 1. 12/31/2019, 6:40am. Ilboru Safari Lodge, Arusha. I woke to the sound of roosters, followed by the laughter of … Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 1. New Years Eve 2019 on Machame.
“Kilimanjaro? You must have been planning for a long time.” “How did you train?” “What should I do four months … Continue reading 4 Steps to Plan and Train for Kilimanjaro