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Kilimanjaro Climb 2015

Kilimanjaro Climb 2015

Saturday, 4 April 2015

As crazy as it sounds, we set off again in March 2015 to fundraise for the Telco Together Foundation by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro - this time the Lemosho Route.
All funds raised go directly to the Foundation's worthy recipients - Second Bite, Inspire, Red Dust Role Models & Sports Without Borders.

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 7 - Millenium Camp to Mweka Gate

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 7 - Millenium Camp to Mweka Gate

Monday, 30 March 2015

Our final day of adventure, leaving Millenium Camp for Mweka Gate and the return to civilisation (and showers!)

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 6 - Stella Point down to Millenium Camp

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 6 - Stella Point down to Millenium Camp

Sunday, 29 March 2015

After struggling to reach the summit only a few hours earlier, we begin our descent down the southern face of Kilimanjaro

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 6 - Uhuru Peak - the very top of Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 6 - Uhuru Peak - the very top of Kilimanjaro

Sunday, 29 March 2015

We did it! We finally reach the highest point of Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak.

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Ascent to the Summit of Kilimanjaro

Ascent to the Summit of Kilimanjaro

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Tonight at midnight, we begin our ascent to the peak of Kilimanjaro, Uruhu Peak at an altitude of 5,895m.
It will take us around 8 hours to complete the climb.

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 6 - School Hut to Stella Point

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 6 - School Hut to Stella Point

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Starting with breakfast at 11pm, we begin the most surreal and challenging stage of our adventure.

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 5 - 3rd Cave Camp to School Hut

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 5 - 3rd Cave Camp to School Hut

Saturday, 28 March 2015

With Kilimanjaro towering above us like a giant in the mist, we steadily ascend towards School Hut camp, ready for our breakfast later that night.
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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 4 - Moir Hut to 3rd Cave Camp

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 4 - Moir Hut to 3rd Cave Camp

Friday, 27 March 2015

A relatively easy, although suprisingly long day of trekking around the northern face of Kilimanjaro, a stone's throw to the Kenyan border.

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 3 - Shira 1 Camp to Moir Hut

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 3 - Shira 1 Camp to Moir Hut

Thursday, 26 March 2015

Slowly we continue our climb higher each day, across the rocky plains and edge of Shira Plateau towards Moir Hut camp.

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 2 - Mti Mkubwa to Shira 1 Camp

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 2 - Mti Mkubwa to Shira 1 Camp

Wednesday, 25 March 2015

Leaving the sounds of the forrest and the cool of the gigantic trees above us, we reach the grasslands on our way towards the next camp.

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Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 1 - Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa

Kilimanjaro 2015 - Lemosho (Northern Route) - Day 1 - Lemosho Gate to Mti Mkubwa

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

We start our adventure from the Lemosho Gate, making our way steadily through the forest towards the Mti Mkumbwa camp.

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The Lemosho Route - Kilimanjaro Climb 2015

The Lemosho Route - Kilimanjaro Climb 2015

Monday, 12 January 2015

The Lemosho Route is widely considered to be the best route on Mount Kilimanjaro.
Lemosho, a relatively new route, is favoured due to its beauty, remoteness and success rate.

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