Travel & Training News

Friday, 04 September 2009 00:00

Machame Gate to Machame Hut Camp 3000 meters

At the Machame gate, the team met with their porters and guides who were sorting all the food, tents and equipment.This area is the start of the climb and the rain forest and for several hours the team pushed their way through the rain forest to arrive safely at camp…
Saturday, 05 September 2009 00:00

Machame Hut to Shira Camp 3840m

The terrain changes today as the team ascent from the rain forest through the beautiful alpine meadow. The views start to open up and the team got their first sight of Kilimanjaro and the whole western breach. It really does seem like an enormous mountain from the ridge line as…
Sunday, 06 September 2009 00:00

Shira Camp -Barranco Camp 3950 m

News just in from the team- all have now traversed to their next Camp site at 3950 meters. Today was an acclimatization day with the team ascending to 4600 meters and then descending to Camp, passsing the Lava Towers en route. Gerry report all the team are in good form…
Monday, 07 September 2009 00:00

Barranco Camp to Karranga Camp 4000m

The team had a good day today- crossed over the Barranco wall, a light scramble, to gain an altitude of 4200 meters before traversing the Southern slopes of the mountain down to 4000 meters to the Karranga valley and Camp site for tonight. The weather today is very cold and…
Tuesday, 08 September 2009 00:00

Karranga Camp to Barafu Camp (Base Camp) 4600m

The team have reached their Base Camp for the day, from where they will make an attempt at summit tonight. The ascent today proved tough for some of the team but Jerry reports that all are well. After Lunch, Jerry will lead a short acclimstization walk if the team feel…
A text from Jerry tells us that the team are commencing descent from Summit (Uhuru Peak 5895meters). After a 13 hour ascent in total, the team are tired albeit elated having succeded in their bid for summit. Expected arrival at Mweka Camp 3100meters, their home for tonight, is 10pm tonight…
Thursday, 10 September 2009 00:00

'Got the Cert to prove it'

Today the team left Mweka Camp for the Machame gates where they collected their Certificates recognising their fantastic achievement in having summitted Africa's higest mountain. Transfered back to the hotel for a very welcome shower and fresh clothes, they are relaxing- no doubt before a night of celebration and reminising…
Tuesday, 18 July 2006 00:00

Winter Skills Training 2007

We are currently taking bookings for our 2007 Winter skills in Norway as featured on Sky news as part of the beyond endurance training with options including: JANUARY TO JUNE 2007 * Nordic Skiing * Glacier Travel * Ice Climbing on frozen waterfalls * Crevasse rescue * Snow Shoeing *…
Wednesday, 04 February 2009 00:00

Winter Skills Training 2009

We are currently taking bookings for our 2009 Winter skills in Norway as featured on Sky news as part of the beyond endurance training with options including: JANUARY to JUNE * Nordic Skiing * Glacier Travel * Ice Climbing on frozen waterfalls * Crevasse rescue * Snow Shoeing * Snow…
Treat yourself to a break away from the hustle and bustle of the pressure of every day life. This two-day course is aimed at those who would like to combine the two days of walking amongst the beautiful Kerry landscape with some relaxation time and holistic treatment. Each day?s program…
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