Mt. Kilimanjaro: Justman & Team Reach High Camp

Posted by: J.J. Justman | August 03, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Kilimanjaro
Elevation: 15,000'

Here we go!

Our team is set at 15,000 feet at Barafu Camp on Kilimanjaro. Everyone is getting excited for a great summit day. The prediction is for sunny and clear skies. So it’s down to business as usual here in camp. We are recovering with hot drinks and a great lunch prepared by our Camp Chef.

It is at this point that all our physical preparation pays off. However, as I told my team, at a certain altitude the physical shuts off and it turns all mental. You have to stay positive and have the strength to overcome adversity to summit the highest mountains in the world. And Kilimanjaro is no different.

Wish us luck!

RMI Guide JJ Justman

Following the trail to high camp on Kilimanjaro, Barafu Camp at 15,000 ft.  Photo: Jeff Martin An RMI Team camped at Barafu Camp on Kilimanjaro.  Photo: RMI Collection

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Good luck to you all! You guys are amazing! Dom and Kalani we are all cheering for you here in sunny Florida!

Posted by: Bill and janella on 8/4/2013 at 6:57 am

Good luck everyone!! We are excited for you all! Dom and Kalani we are all cheering for you here in sunny Florida!!

Posted by: Janella and bill Raymond on 8/4/2013 at 6:52 am

Great news so far…good luck to everyone tomorrow, especially Nat, John, and Dave!

Posted by: Leslie Davidson on 8/3/2013 at 11:31 am

Awesome job everyone!!! Way to go Team Junell!! All your hard work is about to pay off. Safe journey to the summit..

Posted by: Beverly Jones on 8/3/2013 at 7:07 am

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