Kilimanjaro 2015/16

On 1st January 2016, a long-time A-list adventure was ticked off the list – after 8 days of climbing we reached Uhuru Peak on Mount Kilimanjaro, 5895m, the roof of Africa and one of the Seven Summits!

Here you can follow our climb via the Lemosho Route and get to know everything about our stay in the crater camp.

As well we`ll post helpful information e.g. what gear/equipment to bring, what mistakes to avoid and many advices on the trek – stay tuned! :-)

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Crater Camp on Mount Kilimanjaro (Day 7)

Waking up at Crater Camp… When we woke up in the Crater Camp at around 6am, we weren’t really well rested – the night on 5790m was tough and the Summit Day was still saping on our bodies! We had almost -20° Celsius and the height caused headache and vomit to us… We don`t know when we finally felt asleep,…
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New Year’s Eve on Kilimanjaro (Day 5)

Bye-bye Karanga on Kilimanjaro Day 5 started as awesome as day one to four on Mount Kilimanjaro. 🙂 We had a crystal clear sky and beautiful views of Kibu/the mountain. We had a hearty breakfast and a coffee in the sun and left Karanga Camp (3995m) to first reach Barafu Camp on 4673m. Stone Men and “business as usual” As…
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Breakfast Wall and “Mambo Kilimanjaro” on Day 4

Conquering “Breakfast”! The 4th day on Mount Kilimanjaro woke us up quite early and offered us awesome views from the Barranco campsite, which we reached in the later afternoon after an acclimatisation hike from Lawa Tower to Arrow Glacier Camp on Day 3. 🙂 On this day we had to conquer the Barranco Wall – it`s merely 300 meters high…
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Day 2 of Lemosho Route on Kilimanjaro

The lush rainforests on Lemosho! Our first night on Mount Kilimanjaro was thankfully pretty easy-going and unspectacular. 🙂 Apart from the heavy rains during the night, some bothering monkeys around the camp and a completely muddy and slippery way to the “toilet”, we slept very well. The short ascent on Day 1 from Londorossi Gate to Big Tree Camp wasn’t…
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