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Kilimanjaro 5th August 2011 Trek News

By August 12, 2011Current Trips

Leader: Carrie Gibson

Team: Dominic G, Keith T, William S, Alistair M, Pam E, Jill C, Fredrick H, Frank M

12th AugCarrie has sent a message to say the team are now down at top camp after their summit bid. Will and Fred decided to turn round at just over 5000m, the rest of the team along with 3 local guides managed to bag the summit. Well done to all for their efforts. After a short rest and a bite to eat they will descend to a lower camp and then walk back to the park gate tomorrow.

Climb The Highest Peak in Africa. A Land of Contrasts And Natural Wonders

10th AugThe team have arrived at Karanga Camp and have just had a fantastic lunch made by the local cook Richard. All is well with the team.

9th AugCarrie texted in to say the team have have reached the Lava Towers at 4600m, which is a new height record for five of the team.

6th Aug – All the team have now arrived safely and are resting at the hotel. They will begin their trek tomorrow.

There is nowhere quite like Kilimanjaro with it’s varied ecological climates that you progress through en-route to the highest point in Africa. If you are looking for a good introduction to high altitude trekking whilst taking in a summit then look nowhere else Kilimanjaro has got it all.

23rd July – Carrie and the team will depart on the 4th & 5th August for Moshi in Tanzania.

Carrie Gibson

About Carrie Gibson

Carrie Gibson has traveled on many of our expeditions including Everest North Ridge, Denali, Aconcagua, Kilimanjaro, Elbrus, Island Peak & Ama Dablam. Carrie is also the first British woman to summit Himlung Himal.

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