Kilimanjaro Day 6 Summit Night

I wake just before 11pm to the sounds of the camp outside. As I move to start pulling on every layer of clothing I have over my thermals it becomes clear that the tent is collapsing in on me. Outside my porter shakes the thick snow, which has fallen whilst we slept, from the tent.… Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 6 Summit Night

Kilimanjaro Day 5 Mawenzi Tarn to Kibo Huts

Our tent is frozen when I wake. Another incredible sunrise but I am too cold to appreciate it. I move quickly to put on more layers before heading to the mess tent for breakfast. Tonight is the wedding night. We discuss over breakfast how in 24 hours we will have made the summit. Our walk… Continue reading Kilimanjaro Day 5 Mawenzi Tarn to Kibo Huts