Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by WanderingJim » Wed Oct 23, 2019 7:59 pm

Klad24 wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:39 am
Nicely done. Which route did you take? I'm planning to go in September and was leaning toward Lemosho.
Lemosho to Northern Circuit. Then up to School Hut and hitting Gillman's and Stella Points before reaching the summit.
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by Klad24 » Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:46 pm

How crowded was Lemosho? I have read it's considered less crowded than other routes, but hard to tell what that translates to. Also what tour company did you go with?
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by WanderingJim » Fri Oct 25, 2019 6:41 am

Klad24 wrote:
Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:46 pm
How crowded was Lemosho? I have read it's considered less crowded than other routes, but hard to tell what that translates to. Also what tour company did you go with?
Kind of crowded for the first two nights camps at Big Trees an Shira 1, but once we go to Moir Huts and the Northern Circuit it wasn't that bad.
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by WanderingJim » Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:53 pm

22 days in Tanzania...

4 days on Mt Meru...

8 days on Mt Kilimanjaro…

4 days on Safari…

Over 7,000 pictures taken...

It was hard…

It was exhausting…

It pushed my body to it’s limits… and beyond…

BUT IT WAS WORTH IT!!!


A report and pictures covering my planning for this challenging trip, getting to Tanzania, and my time in Moshi and Arusha:
https://wandering.earth/index.php/2019/ ... nd-arusha/

A report and pictures covering my trek up and down Mt Meru:
https://wandering.earth/index.php/2019/ ... 9-mt-meru/

A report and pictures covering my trek up and down Mt Kilimanjaro:
https://wandering.earth/index.php/2019/ ... nd-photos/

A report and pictures covering my end of trip Safari and some final thoughts on the entire trip, successes and failures:
https://wandering.earth/index.php/2019/ ... nd-photos/



So what can I possibly do to top that trip?
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by Klad24 » Wed Nov 06, 2019 9:34 am

Thanks for sharing. Loved your write-ups.
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by ZNixon » Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:20 pm

WanderingJim wrote:
Mon Nov 04, 2019 9:53 pm

It was hard…

It was exhausting…

It pushed my body to it’s limits… and beyond…

BUT IT WAS WORTH IT!!!
You did very well, sir! Thanks for sharing, it was fun to read! Nice work, by the way!

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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by JChitwood » Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:32 pm

Enjoyed reading all your reports. Congrats on the summits and seeing wild animals. Sorry about no rhinos. Four of my neighbors went to South Africa and Zimbabwe for three weeks in September. They said they got lucky and saw about every animal you could including many rhinos.
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by Dan_Suitor » Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:08 am

Great reports! Gets me excited about my trip next year.
Century Bound, eventually.
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Re: Wish me luck... Kilimanjaro or bust

Post by KState14er » Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:00 pm

Congrats! What a trip!
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