Macs Adventure, Trekking

Kilimanjaro Climb Diary – Day 1

26 Jan , 2010  

The Climb: Day 1: Kilimanjaro – Machame Route After loading a mountain of gear, we headed to Machame Gate (3000m), a two hour journey. A seething mass of porters, ¬†trekkers, guides and persistant souvener sellers welcomed us to Kilimanjaro. With almost 200 climbers starting from Machame Gate, supported by 800 crew, it took almost two […]



My Kilimanjaro Climb Diary

25 Jan , 2010  

The Dream Some dreams are fulfilled quickly. Some take ¬†a little while longer. I first dreamt of climbing Kilimanjaro whilst staying in a tent on the beach at Kendwe Rocks in Zanzibar as a twenty year old backpacker, travelling through East Africa on a two month adventure. Kilimanjaro was a faint silhouette rising from the […]