Macs Adventure, Trekking

Kilimanjaro Climb Diary – Day 2

27 Jan , 2010  

Day 2: Kilimanjaro Climb – Machame Camp (3000m) to Shira Camp (3840m) Although I am sure we did more than eat, sleep and walk for seven days it is those three things that spring to mind as soon as I start writing my daily entry. Along with the toilet they were also the things we […]


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 […]


Macs Adventure

In 2010 You Will Mainly Be:-

12 Jan , 2010  

Walking the West Highland Way and trekking the Inca Trail. We had over 100 responses to our November survey asking “What will you be doing in 2010?” Thank you to all who responded and well done to Amy Balmain of Hove in Sussex who was the lucky winner of a Mountain Equipment Kit Bag. Amy […]