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Day Ten – Saturday 8th October 2011

Seven members of the Team left early this morning on their way to Safari.  The remainder spent the day relaxing and shopping in Moshi.  Those that didn’t go on Safari have checked in at Kilimanjaro International for the first leg … Continue reading

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Day Nine – Friday 7th October 2011

The Team has had a long walk down and they are now in Bristol Cottages enjoying showers and cold beer.  Congratulations to everyone of the Team it is a great achievement.

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Day Eight – Thursday 6th October 2011

It has been a very emotional but fantastic experience for all the Team.  Alitude sickness has claimed some more people so not all the Team has managed to make it to the top, but what an incredible achievement to get as … Continue reading

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Day Seven – Wednesday 5th October 2011

I received a text at 6:36 our time!  The Team are packing up and heading for Base Camp – Barafu Camp – with the intention of trying for the summit tonight!!  They are all feeling well. On a more personal … Continue reading

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Day Six – Tuesday 4th October 2011

The Team have had an enjoyable day scrambling up the Great Barranco Wall to begin with.  They have arrived at Karanga Camp – 3940m at 14:30 local time.  Those of the Team that had been unwell are generally feeling better.  … Continue reading

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Day Five – Monday 3rd October 2011

Glorious high pressure today, awesome views above the clouds (like looking out of a plane window) but the start of the day was very cold.  Their reward was a fantastic view of Mount Meru towering up through the clouds.  It … Continue reading

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Day Four – Sunday 2nd October 2011

Apologies for the late update I am having technical problems.  More importantly this is the second day of the climb and the Team got up early and most were eating breakfast (porridge, eggs, sausage and cheese!) by 06:00 local time. … Continue reading

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