Category: kilimanjaro 2011

Kilimanjaro Day 2: Shira Camp 1

Elevation: 11552 feet Today’s hike was long and difficult at times.  We started at Forest Camp (8692 feet) and climbed up to 11,800 feet and settled at 11,552 feet in Shira camp 1. We had lunch at an amazingly beautiful…

Kilimanjaro Day 1: Forest Camp

Elevation: 8692′ or 2650 meters Today, we began our Kilimanjaro trek.  We also had our first good view of the mountain.  It was amazing.  I had no idea that the mountain would have such a prominent snow cap.  And, it…