Kilimanjaro:  Ascending the Barranco Wall

Posted by: | February 18, 2011
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Kilimanjaro

Beautiful moon rise last night and a perfect morning. Slow roll out of camp, to tackle the infamous Barranco wall. About a half hour section of rock scramble that is more fun than fear, and we got some great photos. We did have to deal with some rain en route to Karanga Camp but we just had a solid hour of sunshine and most of the gear is back in good shape.

Some comments from the team:
Nate- Climb, Hike, Win…Aim High-Kili High
Will- Climb is going well, talk soon
Gary- Hi Vicky and girls, all having fun at wet Kili
Steve- Hi from Kili. Everything is POA {cool} ! On top Sunday !
Jan- Endlich mal Schnee auf dem Kili
Dave W.- Great adventure, fun people ! I hope there is beer at the top otherwise why are we doing this ?
Bob- Enjoy everyday on Mt. Areebaaa ! Missing everybody and you to Indy.
Tuck- thanks for all the support

Cheers,
RMI Guide Mark Tucker and the RMI KILI Team

Dining with a view, Karanga Valley Camp.

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Bob.. Sorry spell check…  Loven YOU to the top and back a trillion times.. Toot Toot ...  Note to self, put glasses on before typing early in the morning.  :)  Jefferson says he is so excited for you.

Posted by: debbie on 2/19/2011 at 5:54 am

Bob….  Loven tou to the top and back a trillion times..  Toot Toot oh Indy to

Posted by: Debbie on 2/19/2011 at 5:40 am

Glad to hear that everyone is doing well!! We knew that you ALL would!! Gary, eveyone keeps asking about you at the winery conference….wish you were here, but happy that you’re having a great adventure!

Posted by: vicky vogt on 2/18/2011 at 9:01 pm

Dave, I am so happy to be able to follow your trek. It sounds so exciting, but I’m glad it’s you and not me! Dad & I are so excited for you. Looking forward to the next blog.
We wish you all a safe and adventurous climb.

Posted by: Vienna Wilson on 2/18/2011 at 2:50 pm

Climb-Steve-Climb!
Seattle’s watching and wishing you well!

Posted by: Rob Evans on 2/18/2011 at 9:14 am

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