Kilimanjaro: Tucker & Team Finish Climb, Look Forward to safari

Posted by: Mark Tucker | August 13, 2012
Categories: *Expedition Dispatches *Kilimanjaro

We finished our trek of Kilimanjaro today as we hiked the final leg out from Mweka Camp (10,000’) to the Mweka Gate (6,000’) and said goodbye to our mountain staff.
We met our driver and transferred back to the Dik Dik Hotel.  After nice showers we enjoyed a great dinner celebration.  We have some tired and sore team mates but everyone is very happy.

We are getting excited for the safari adventure that starts in the morning!

Please check out the photo below of Jan and Clint on the summit of Kilimanjaro on August 11th.  The flag they are holding has been flown: on Mt. Rainier, Cotopaxi (Ecuador), Ixtaccihuatl & Pico de Orizaba (Mexico), the U.S. Capital, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, during Desert Storm, Fort Leavenworth, Albania, Germany during the removal of the Berlin Wall, and during Clint’s retirement ceremony from the U.S. Army as Colonel.

RMI Guide Mark Tucker

RMI Climbers on the summit of Kilimanjaro, Uhuru Peak.  Photo: Mark Tucker

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What an inspirational photograph.  Thank you, Clint, for your many years of service to our country and for sharing this flag with all! - Shari Fox

Posted by: Shari Fox on 8/14/2012 at 5:57 am

Way to go team! Enjoy the safari !

Posted by: Audrey on 8/14/2012 at 4:45 am

Steve, onto the next adventure!  I hope you had a great time and enjoy your safari.  Clint, thank you for your seervice to our country and for sharing this great pic with us!

Posted by: Kathy and Andy on 8/13/2012 at 4:56 pm

Go Team!  Congrats to All!  Have a Wonderful time on your Safari…hope you get to see the Big “5”!!!

Posted by: Carl & Cindy on 8/13/2012 at 3:07 pm

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