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Kilimanjaro: Tucker & Team Ready for Mountain

Our team has arrived in Tanzania.  We had our first team meeting this morning after breakfast at the beautiful Dik Dik Hotel.
After that we spread out gear and checked that everyone brought the necessary items.  The team took the equipment list to heart and everyone is thoroughly prepared for our adventure.
the temperature is in the 70s with clear skies.  We are enjoying a relaxing afternoon and recovering from our long flights and the new time zone.  Some folks spent some time lounging by the pool.

We had a nice team dinner and everyone has headed to their cabanas to do some final trip prep. 

In the morning we will load the vans and drive to the trail head of Kilimanjaro.  After so many months of preparing for our Kilimanjaro, the time is finally here.  Tomorrow we start the climb!

RMI Guide Mark Tucker

Comments (13)

Rob, Jodie, & Ashlynn - We are holding down the fort here and are very excited to follow your trip there!  Be careful and safe and have a great trip!

Posted by: Cheryl and Dee on

Scotty Boy! Have fun! Mary Donna is sad, but we will follow your progress as we sit on the beach in St Thomas.


Posted by: angela on

Bob Jodie and Ashlynn
we wish you good luck! Jerzy says i want to play in the snow with them lets go play with them. Hope all are well and your doing a great job. By the way bring some of that cooler weather back with you instead of this 105 degree stuff we have.
Love Ryan Amber Jaya and Jerzy

Posted by: Ryan Amber and Girls on

Good luck, Mitch!

Posted by: Gary Richards on



Posted by: Ma Grell on

Scott we sure hope Eeyore is doing ok!

Posted by: Karen on

Mr. Restrepo—Heard from my dad that you were climbing Kilimanjaro! What a brilliant idea. I respect your courage so much, and hope you have a wonderful and safe climb!

Posted by: Jee Seon Oh (Jess) on

Bob, Jodie and Ashlyn- Have a wonderful time.  We will be looking to hear all the wonderful things along the way.  Karlee Jean is having a blast, fair checkin day here and she is chomping at the bit… love you all!!

Posted by: Kim on

Mitch and Dion
Everyone will be watching your progress and cheering you on!  You all will have a great climb.  We are all watching your progress and can’t wait to see the photos.

Posted by: UKAD STAFF on

Wishing you and team a safe and rewarding climb. We are excited about following your progress.  Please stop at the gift shop on top and pick us up a Mt K snow globe!
Your Dallas Family - Steve, Karen, Ali, Jim

Posted by: Steve Suesens on

Want to wish Carlos Restrepo and the whole group a safe trip.

Posted by: Darryl Voight on

Mitch/Dad- Have a great trip! Enjoy the climb….can’t wait to hear all about it! You all will do great! Love you!
Connie, Kirby and Mac, Blaire and Scott

Posted by: Kirby on

Dion and Mitch,
Looking forward to watching your progress each day.  Have a great climb!

Posted by: Missy Guest on

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