Category Archives: Kilimanjaro Climb

Kilimanjaro

We woke up Saturday morning and of course it was raining. I was already kind of dreading this day and the thought of hiking in the rain wasn’t making me any more excited. I love spending time outdoors and exploring, … Continue reading

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We Did It!

This past Saturday we embarked on our climb up Mt. Kilimanjaro! We woke up around the same time as for school, ate breakfast, packed our snacks, refilled our water bottles, and got on the bus at about 8:00am. The drive … Continue reading

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Mt. Kilimanjaro

We climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro on Saturday. We left the outpost at 8am and drove 2.5 hours to Mt. Kilimanjaro. Once we got there we all had to sign in at the base of the mountain. After we got that all … Continue reading

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A Check Off My Bucket List (Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro)

After a long two and a half hour car ride we finally made it to Mount Kilimanjaro and were ready to start our hike! Our plan of attack for the day was to to hike up to Mandara Hut and … Continue reading

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Life’s a climb

Instead of preparing for the climb by putting on my raincoat, poncho, and bug spray, I should have been preparing for the climb by realizing climbing a mountain isn’t just a¬†hike up a hill. The picture below shows the elevation … Continue reading

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The mountain that took my breath away ‚Ķliterally

On our drive to Mt. Kilimanjaro, we were under the impression that it was only an hour and 15 minutes away. Well little did we know it was actually two and a half hours away, which drained me mentally. At … Continue reading

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Climbing Kilimanjaro

Yesterday I climbed Kilimanjaro! It was definitely harder then everyone implied! We started at Marangu Gate which is about a two and half hour drive from the Outpost. It was about a three hour climb and it rained the entire … Continue reading

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