Kilimanjaro: Justman & Team Summit!

Posted by: JJ Justman | August 04, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Kilimanjaro
Elevation: 19,340'

This is JJ calling from the summit!  Climbing Kilimanjaro we had a lot of wishes, but one of them was that our entire team would reach the summit of Kilimanjaro together.  That is where we are right now.  I can’t say enough great things about this team.  The entire gang did a amazing job today!  We did a lot of hero shots by the sign at the summit. Going to spend a little more time on Uhuru Peak before we start our descent.  The team all says hi to family and friends.  We will touch base with you letting you know we are safe at camp. We had a fantastic day.  Take care everyone.

Thank you for following a long on our summit day.
Ciao, ciao from Kili!

Update 1:40 a.m. PST
Hi everyone, this post is going to be brief. First, all Kili climbers are back in camp safe and sound. Everyone made the summit on a terrific day. We are now refueling and packing up camp. We will head down to 10,000 feet making tomorrow’s exit of Kilimanjaro Park nice and casual.

RMI Guide JJ Justman

Donned with headlamps, the team heads up. Photo: RMI Collection An RMI team on Kilimanjaro summit day. Photo: RMI Collection

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Congrats to Dom, Kalani, and entire team! Makes 14rs look easy I bet. Best, Paul and Sherri

Posted by: Sherri Wilson on 8/5/2013 at 5:30 pm

Hey JJ: Please give our best to Dom and Kelani. They are our heros! Can’t wait for their return to FL to share their adventure. Clare and Warren

Posted by: Clare Hudson on 8/5/2013 at 9:01 am

What a thrill to see you reach the top! Dom, Kalani and team - it’s all down hill from here as the saying goes. Travel safe and be well - Pat Bornstein

Posted by: Pat Bornstein on 8/5/2013 at 8:19 am

How awesome that you’re standing on the roof of Africa looking at a majestic view and feeling such a wave of accomplishment - and all I was doing was grocery shopping and running routine errands!!  I am truly amazed by fantastic hurdles you’ve accomplished and so happy that all went so well.  Can’t wait to see pictures and hear the blow-by-blow details.  Much love Kalani and Dom!! See you soon!

Posted by: Diana Boyce on 8/5/2013 at 8:01 am

Way to go!What an awesome accomplishment for the entire team! WOW….
Congratulations Kalani and Dom- we are so proud of you. Can’t wait to see photos and hear all about it.

Susan

Posted by: Susan Clayton on 8/5/2013 at 6:47 am

Team Rob…great job.  Enjoy the relaxing part of the trip now…send pictures..Fletch

Posted by: Fletch on 8/5/2013 at 4:01 am

Dom & Kalani-

Congratulations to you both and the entire team!  We’ve been following along and can not wait to hear all about the trip when you return!  Rest well and we’ll look forward to seeing you all soon!

Randy, Karyn & The kids

Posted by: Randy on 8/4/2013 at 7:41 pm

Hi mommy,I love you!

Posted by: Emily on 8/4/2013 at 2:59 pm

Hi mommy,i miss you!

Posted by: Emily on 8/4/2013 at 2:54 pm

Awesome!  Congrats to the climbing heros!! Claudia and Michael

Posted by: Claudia Griffiths on 8/4/2013 at 8:38 am

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