Kilimanjaro: Waterfall & Team at Barafu Camp Preparing for Summit Bid

Posted by: Seth Waterfall | August 12, 2013
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Kilimanjaro
Elevation: 15,200'

Jambo!  We are at Kilimanjaro’s high camp, 15,200 feet!  We’ve been in and out of clouds all day but no precipitation.

The team did great coming up from Karanga Camp.  We practiced taking nice and efficient breaks today in prep for our summit bid tonight.  We came up with plenty of time to relax and get things organized for the night-time departure.

I’ll call in when we’re headed for the top.

RMI Guide Seth Waterfall

The trail leading to High Camp. Photo: Jeff Martin The tents lit up at Barafu Camp for a midnight start on the summit bid. Photo: RMI Collection

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You are ” not in Kansas anymore”! Great sights behind and ahead for you!!

Posted by: Frances on 8/12/2013 at 3:53 pm

Only about 4000” to go! If that atlas is correct, that is. Good luck, MA

Posted by: Mary Ann on 8/12/2013 at 1:45 pm

I am following the pink sign. Glad things are going great. Looking forward to the picture at the top. Love Mom

Posted by: cornelia miller on 8/12/2013 at 11:52 am

Way to go!!  Tell my friend Mark Miller best wishes from flat, hot Houston, Texas.

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Posted by: Page Vogelsang on 8/12/2013 at 10:46 am

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