12th September 2013 Summit success! – Great news just in from our own David Balshaw by text from the summit this morning. The whole group have successfully climbed Kilimanjaro, half reaching the crater rim at Gilman’s Point, and half reaching Uhuru Peak. Magnificent achievement – well done to everyone.
11th Sep – Summit success. All the team reached the summit of Kilimanjaro this morning at 6.30 am. Dean said that the whole team made a great effort to overcome the challenges that Kilimanjaro presented to them.
Leader: Mike Wynne
Team: Stuart M, Frances M, Paul K, Sheila A, Neil E, Darren T, Sarah T
29th Aug – Mike sent a message to say that the team made their summit bid today, four of the team plus Mike reached the top. They are now all back down at camp and looking forward to a relaxing night in the hotel.
25th Aug – The team have descended to Baranco Camp after spending the night at Moir Camp. All is well with the group and they are enjoying the views.